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Shazaoyuan Destination Guide

Explore Shazaoyuan in China.

Shazaoyuan in the region of Gansu Sheng is a town in China - some 1,164 mi (or 1,873 km) West of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shazaoyuan is now 08:18 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Urumqi" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Laojunmiao, Yumen, Yuanquan, Guazhou, Hexi or Keluke. Since you are here already, make sure to check out and Shazaoyuan. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Western Thousand Buddha Caves

The Western Thousand Buddha Caves is a Buddhist cave temple site in Dunhuang, Gansu Province, China. The site is located approximately 35 km southwest of the urban centre and about the same distance from the Yangguan Pass; the area served as a staging post for travellers on the Silk Road. It is the western counterpart of the Mogao Caves, also known as the "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas" after the founding monk Yuezun's vision in 366 of "golden radiance in the form of a thousand Buddhas".

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Located at 39.97, 94.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Gansu, Central Asian Buddhist sites, Chinese Buddhist grottoes, Chinese painting, Sites along the Silk Road