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Kizil Thousand Buddha Caves (Kezi'er Qian Fo Dong)

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14 Nov 2018
11 Jun 2017
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Kizil Town, Baicheng County 842300, China
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

This caves are oldest than Mogao Caves. As in other caves they were stolen or robed. But still worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mogolan
Reviewed 12 June 2017

You can take picture about the surrounding area of cave for example the sculpture, the mountains and the river. But once you enter the cave, you can only use cellphone to take picture with the flash. There are lockers for you to place all your...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 954hungg
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I visited this place last october (individually). I did not like it at all : 1) Although it could be interesting, you can visit only 6 caves (there are more than 300 caves), and this for a ridiculous entry price of more than 70 yuans....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Over 1500 years old. Pity that cave can not be taken in picture, however it remain an unbelievable experience. Most of paints have been stolen and gold on the bouda taken away .... But the rest is still absolute beauty. Do not miss.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank hamelinp1972
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Our guide, Vdidn't speak much English so we were allowed to bring in our trip guide to help translate. There were barely any other tourists on the site when we got there so we got a real sense of quiet and calm. You have to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank bethzhang
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The caves at Kizil are unique in so many ways. Art painted on the walls of caves that were paid for by wealthy merchants or politicians in the area of the ancient Silk Road, reveal the cross cultural influences of Persia, India, China and even...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Felicia B
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