Silk Road Hotel

No.6 Huancheng East Road, Dunhuang, Gansu, 736200, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $27.00

Travel Blogs from Dunhuang


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann


... under them to support their weight. That amused me. When the people got poorer they got skinnier and started to float on ribbons again. The apsaras are everywhere in Dunhuang... on buildings, holding up street signs...
That night we did karaoke, not as good as the ones we did at work, people didNT chose very good songs to bellow to, and we had a boy from the other Odyssey truck (Istanbul to Beijing) who we have met a few times whilst in China, who thought he had an amazing ...

The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses!

A travel blog entry by akwoman59


... I am glad that, before I die, I have been able to view one of the truly wonders of the world! Actually Make that 3 because I have seen, and hiked on the Great Wall and I have been to the Forbidden City twice! There are a few more places I want to go to in what is left of my lifetime but this will always rate up in the top 4 or 5!

If you EVER have the chance to go and see this spectatular presentation do it! You won't regret ...

Dunhuang – Trading Train for a Desert Ship

A travel blog entry by wenzels


... on-board lecturer, we still got a quick tour of the caves: Carved out of the soft local sandstone over several centuries there are a few hundred grottoes of various designs just carved into the shear sandstone cliff. We saw a 26-meter tall sitting Buddha who had perfect proportions looking up from the ground. This is attained by a head-heavy disproportion if you were looking at him from afar. Another spectacular cave we saw was filled out by a giant lying ...

Desert sunrise, camel mounting trouble & cafe

A travel blog entry by jarcher106


... dunes and after more stares from the villages made it back to Mr Li's house. He handed us both a small wooden camel and a fresh date, which grew all over this region, and we got back into the friendly cafe lady's car for a lift into town. We arrived back at the cafe at around 10am and for the rest of the day we continued our trip planning, booking trains and hotels and generally being quite successful. Lunch was a tasty veg fried ...

Dunhuang - 3,500 year old Silk Road City

A travel blog entry by jintagerhard


... were lined up they would stretch for 45 km.
We are here in the mid season so about 2,000 tourists and so far we have seen about 7 foreign devils. Went to the 5 star Silk Road Hotel for sunset drinks on the roof - an amazing hotel on the edge of the dunes. Caught the courtesy bus back to town and were dropped off at the wonderful night market - beautiful crafts and a huge variety of ...

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This hotel, located on No.6 Huancheng East Road, Dunhuang, is near Mogao Caves, Magao Grottoes, Dunhuang Museum, and White Horse Pagoda.
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