Dunhuang Travel Reviews

Aug 23, 2012 03:14

My itinerary:
Day 1
07:50-17:10 My flight was delayed but I finally arrived at Dunhuang Airport
20:00-22:30 Ming Chi (Famous Snack literally) Square at Shazhou Night Market

Day 2
15:00-16:00 Dunhuang Ancient City and Dang River Reservoir
16:00-18:00 West Thousand-Buddha ... Details

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Aug 11, 2012 06:02


If you are planning to go to the sites at Dunhuang, I would skip it. Mogao has changed the way to see the paintings/caves. Now they open 15 caves (out of some 400) and everyone can only see those. Long lines are the least of the problems. While I saw some North/South Dynasty caves 3 years ... Details

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May 13, 2011 03:24

For a long time, I was not interested in the northwest part of China, which had impressed me as lonely, wild and poor. However, after touring Dunhuang, my impression of this vast land totally changed. I want to state that desert also has its beauty. The story went like this: our flight was changed ... Details

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Sep 3, 2010 23:42

My wife and I took part in a three week elder hostel tour of China and Outer-Mongolia in 2006. It was one of the highlights of my life. Of all the lasting images of ancient and super-modern China, The Thousand-Buddha cave complex near Dunhuang lingers as far more than an outstanding art 'extravaganza'. ... Details

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Apr 26, 2005 19:04

From the lonely planets recomendation of dunhuang i thought for sure it would be an ideal place to relax and enjoy myself for a bit. I had visions of staying there for a week or more while i just wandered around the parks drinking beer and practicing my chinese with the locals.

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Nov 12, 2004 15:11

Dunhuang is an ideal place. Apart from those well known attractions, such as the Mogao Grottoes, Anxi Yulin Grottoes, Han Dynasty Great Wall and desert, etc, the city itself is lovely. Nostalgic. This is the first word I could think of when looking back at my trip there 3 years ago. The city is an ... Details

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Oct 5, 2004 12:10

After about a two-hour bus ride from Jiayuguan, we finally arrived in Dunhuang. Going to Dunhuang is like sailing thru a vast desert. Along the way there is nothing to see, but an endless sea of sand. It's amazing how the roads are well-paved! Anyways, arriving there at 7pm doesn't seem late as the ... Details

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