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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 ( 1873 km ) West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Shazaoyuan is now 01:23 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a 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, and Hexi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Laojunmiao . Where to go and what to see in Shazaoyuan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 39.98 94.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Caves of Gansu, Central Asian Buddhist sites, Chinese Buddhist grottoes, Chinese painting, Sites along the Silk Road