Caves of the Thousand Buddhas

Caves of the Thousand Buddhas:

see DunhuangDunhuang
or Tunhwang
, town, extreme NW Gansu prov., China. Crescent Lake, a noted tourist attraction surrounded by high sand dunes, is there. The Caves of the Thousand Buddhas (Mogao Caves) are at nearby Qianfodong.
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It can be dated to 868 ACE and was found in 1907 in China's Caves of the Thousand Buddhas in northwest China.
His maps, in turn, inspired Sir Aurel Stein, a member of the British Raj, to embark "on a systematic exploration of Silk Route sites." Stein's most remarkable discovery was at the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas (today known as the Magao Grotto), the largest rock- temple complex in Central Asia.