Maijishan National Park

Maijishan National Park (麦积山国家公园) is in Gansu province.

Understand

The 194 cave shrines of this "Gallery of Oriental Sculpture' on a perpendicular mountain cliff se of Tianshui, provide shelters for 7200 stone and clay figurines and 1300 sq-m of murals. The clay figures, crafted to the smallest detail and blending lifelike imagery with spiritual resonance, are paragons of ancient Chinese clay sculpture.

Get in

Bus from Beidao and Tianshui.

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