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Crescent Lake, Dunhuang
(3.6/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
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  • It is quite surprise to see a lake in the sand dunes. It was quite good view to climb up the dunes to take pictures of the lake. But it was touristy spot, many people, many camels. 
  • Crescent Moon Lake (月牙泉) is located inside Echo Sand Dune (鸣沙山). It's a package no extra entrance fee. If you have time to explore the sand dune, just take your times and you will somehow reach Cresce...  more »
  • I have always wanted to visit the Crescent Lake oasis ever since I received a random postcard in the mail. Though it was crowded with tourists sporting their bright orange shoe protectors, I enjoyed m...  more »