Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Thousand-Buddha Cave Creek Bozi - Chinese tourism scenic spots

Located in Turpan City, 45 km east Huoyanshan middle-ditch valley's cliffs in the West Bank, north of the ancient city of Gaochang only 15 km, Xinjiang is a large well-known Buddhist temple site of one of the caves. Thousand-Buddha Cave Creek Bozi only after the cutting of the Southern and Northern Dynasties in North Korea, after Tang and Five Dynasties, Song and Yuan dynasty, has always been the Western Regions Area Buddhist centers. A total of 83 of the original cave, the existing 57, 40 murals, with a total area of 1200 square meters murals, frescoes mainly to a large portrait of Oliver-centric "by the Buddhist Jataka change" story, Buddhism Story, the story of karma, as well as thousands of Buddhist paintings and so on, the aim of Jan Buddhism, for the week to pay respect to the men and women. Uighur Gaochang Grottoes is the most prosperous period. Year 13, the end of the century, the royal family Changli Dong Qian Yongchang, Gansu, plus the introduction of Turpan Islam, Buddhism gradually decline, the Thousand-Buddha Cave Creek then Bo Zi decline in the destruction of pagan conflict, the murals of the characters eyes Undermine all. The beginning of this century, and repeated bad foreigners robbery damage, even worse, beyond recognition. However, robbery of the Buddha more than gorgeous delicate Block, the remnants of wall paintings rich, colorful, is still a large-scale cultural and artistic treasure house. Admission: 20 yuan

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