Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Turpan

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  • Only about 7-8 caves are open. Cave 33 had the best preserved paintings with depictions of people of many races that likely travels the silk road. The other caves are heavily damaged with the faces of...  more »
  • The actual grottoes were pillaged mercilessly by Albert Von Le Coq and others in the 19th century so that there is little here to see unfortunately inside the grottoes (you will need to go to Berlin, ...  more »
  • Located in a panoramic position near the Flaming mountains, are part of a vast monastic settlement between the 7th and 13th centuries, have important frescoes that were removed and taken to Berlin in the 20th century. Some Indian monks in yellow robes, other paintings illustrated in red robes, there were huge Buddha who took the road to Berlin.
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  • Very cool place to check out! But very crowded and they only had 25% of the caves open for viewing.
  • go to see what might have been until the statues and relics were taken away in 1900 by a German I understand and destroyed during the 2nd world war ... but impressive to think what it was like before modern transportation and the commitment and respect they had to do this for the Buddha
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  • Journey to the West is the flame coming out of the mountains lies the crypt too, but it prohibits photographing the sights
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