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Maijishan Cave-Temple ComplexDamage assessed at Buddhist grottoes in NW China 2017-10-23
Closer view of the Maijishan Grottoes in Northwest China's Gansu province, August 12, 2015 A systematic assessment for damage to caves at Maijishan Grottoes in Northwest China's Gansu province has been conducted as part of restoration work, according to l

Small Wild Goose PagodaThe Night of Small Goose Pagoda 2017-03-07

Site of Qocho CityIn pictures: Cultural Relics of Teter Grotto (Kizil) 2017-02-17
Pictures of Cultural Relics of Teter Grotto (Kizil)

Maijishan Cave-Temple ComplexMaijishan in Snow 2016-11-24
Maijishan in Snow. Credit: Li Tianming

Site of Dingding Gate,Luoyang City of Sui and Tang DynastiesDing Ding Gate in Snow 2016-11-24
Ding Ding Gate in Snow. Credit: Miao Yun

Subash Buddhist RuinsSubash in Snow 2016-11-24
Subash in snow. Credit: Yin Qiuling

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