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Crescent Moon Pool, Dunhuang
(3.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Surrounded by a vast desert, Crescent Moon Pool serves as an oasis that never dries up, despite the area's consistent arid conditions. The concentrated vegetation and water stand in stark contrast to the dry desert landscape, which you can explore by taking a camel ride, an ideal way to emulate the style of the travelers who once frequented the ancient Silk Road. Plan to visit Crescent Moon Pool and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Dunhuang attractions using our Dunhuang itinerary planner.
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  • The Crescent Moon Pool is a beautiful little desert oasis with a small Buddhist Temple / Pagoda surrounded by large and magnificent sand dunes. A small amount of flat walking is required (assuming you...  more »
  • 月牙泉就位於鳴沙山中,建議可花一百元人民幣在入口處騎乘駱駝前往,月牙泉的拍攝建議可爬上一旁的沙山,可拍攝全貌! 
  • This is a very picturesque spot although much smaller than you might imagine. From a very large car park you approach and get your tickets. once through the barrier you pass by some small vendors unti...  more »