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Crescent Lake

Crescent Lake

Just as water and fire are incompatible, neither can a desert and a spring coexist. But, this is not the case for the Cr…

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Mogao Caves

Mogao Caves

Mogao Caves is a shrine of Buddhist art treasures. A network of plank reinforced roads plying north to south 1,600 meter…

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Labrang Monastery

Labrang Monastery

About 1 km (0.6 miles) west from Xiahe County in the Gannan Prefecture, Gansu Province, lies the Labrang Monastery. A pr…

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South Putuo Temple

South Putuo Temple

Situated at the foot of Wulaofeng (Mountain of Five Old Men) and facing the sea, South Putuo Temple is deemed to be one …

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Gulangyu Island

Gulangyu Island

Gulangyu Island is located just southwest of Xiamen City. Visitors can reach it by steamship from Xiamen City in about 5…

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City Wall

City Wall

Xi'an City Wall, also known as the Fortifications of Xi'an, is the most complete city wall that has survived in …

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Bell Tower

Bell Tower

The Bell Tower, is a stately traditional building, that marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. From this …

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Drum Tower

Drum Tower

The Drum Tower is located northwest of the Bell Tower of Xi'an, across the Bell and Drum Tower Square. Both of them …

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