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Magoa Caves / Magoa Grotto Main Chamber, Exterior, Dunhunag, China. Tilt

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5088143
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Seamless Looping
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00:00:13
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29.97 FPS
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Cannon 5D
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Date Uploaded
11 May 2011
Date Created
2 Jun 2010

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Caves of the Thousand Buddhas or Magoa Caves form a system of 492 temples 25 km (15.5 miles) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves contain some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years. The first caves were dug out 366 AD as places of Buddhist meditation and worship.The Mogao Caves are the best known of the Chinese Buddhist grottoes and, along with Longmen Grottoes and Yungang Grottoes, are one of the three famous ancient sculptural sites of China. The caves also have famous wall paintings.

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