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Crescent Moon Pool, Dunhuang

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Hot Spring
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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  • Need around half a day to do justice to the place. Camel Ride first - 100 RMB plus 20 RMB tip takes around an hour and a half- well worth it. Sand slide at the top of an enormous dune can be enjoyed f...  more »
  • I visited in the spring and while the weather was good the colours where very monochromatic - the leaves on the trees were just starting to bud. The lake itself was smaller than I thought and my guide...  more »
  • A great time was had riding camels, climbing and sliding down the sand dunes and visiting the Crescent Moon Pool.  more »