Dunhuang

The beautiful city-Dunhuang

Dunhuang is the node city of the Silk Road. It is famous for its “Dunhuang Grottoes” and “Dunhuang Frescoes” and is the location of Mogao Grottoes, Yumen Pass and Yangguan Pass, which are the border areas of the Great Wall of Han Dynasty. In 2012, it was selected as “Top 200 Charming Cities with Chinese Characteristics in 2012”, which is a national historical and cultural city.

The national, historical city of DunHuang is a famous tourist city for the Mogao Caves. It is situated in the common boundary of Gansu Province, Dunhuang is located in the ancient Chinese roads leading to the Western, Central Asia and Europe – the Silk Road, the famous city on the ancient Silk Road in China. It is like a green pearl inlaid on the vast sea of sand.

The city landmark is an attractive statue, the idea of which comes from the mural in Mogao Caves, a shrine to the culture and arts of DunHuang.

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