Silk Road Hotel

Address: No.6 Huancheng East Road, Dunhuang, Gansu, 736200, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.6 Huancheng East Road, Dunhuang, is near Magao Grottoes, Mogao Caves, Dunhuang Museum, and White Horse Pagoda.
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    Travel Blogs from Dunhuang

    Heading to the Gobi Desert

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 17, 2014

    28 photos

    ... Five camels were strung together in our little caravan, with five folk from our group making up the little party. The ride to the top and back took approximately an hour, with a ten minute break at the top of a dune to take in the sights of Dunhuang, a patch of green in the surrounding yellow sand or the sight of sand out toward the horizon. Numerous people had decided to challenge their fitness or test ...

    The Real China - My trip to Dunhuang

    A travel blog entry by olasalle on Aug 07, 2014

    1 comment, 16 photos

    ... traveling together on airplanes. For example; you should have been with me on yesterday’s bus trip from Tulupan to Urumqi. The distance between the two cities I would say would be about 200 miles, not very far. There is a major Freeway connecting the two cities with two lanes heading each way; East - West. However from the looks of things, our bus driver under the advise from dispatch, I am assuming; got off the freeway in order to avoid a ...

    The city of Dunhuang

    A travel blog entry by katyaol on May 20, 2014

    ... the home of the monks and the main area of prayer. They saw people within the caves translating the sutras. The sutras were the religious teachings of Buddhists. People were also teaching the Buddhists who had traveled from India some Chinese. The city was also a key stop in the silk road and it was also the military headquarters for operations in the western region. The location of the city was important of the cultural mixing pot that was the city. Chang and his wife were astonished ...

    Adventures in Gobi Dessert!..Camels? Sand Dunes?

    A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 20, 2014

    143 photos

    ... destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, had they remained in China, so it is probably a blessing that they were sold and preserved by the West.
    These caves were previously inhabited by monks, and it is estimated that around 3,000 monks live here in ancient times. Since this discovery is relatively recent, and the find is so extensive, they are still in the process of figuring out exactly how these caves were used, and by whom. It is clear that they were used ...

    Hanging in Dunhuang

    A travel blog entry by marqual on Oct 05, 2013

    10 photos

    ... Heritage site of the Moago Caves. These caves are/were a repository of some of the best Buddist art work in the world. Unfortunately, much of it was taken by European and American archeologists. However, there are several large Buddhas and many paintings still there that are over 1,000 years old. Since it was still part of the one week Chinese National Day, the place was absolutely overrun by Chinese tourists. The tour is normally supposed to take 2 ...