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Kizil Caves in China's Xinjiang
2018-10-12 source:China.org.cn
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Located 7 kilometers southeast of Kizil, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the Kizil Caves is the oldest group of grottoes in China and a popular destination for visitors. The first cave was carved during the third century and completed in the eighth or ninth century. It now has more than 80 caves with nearly 10,000 square meters of frescoes. [China.org.cn/ by Chen Xiangzhao]

Located 7 kilometers southeast of Kizil, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the Kizil Caves is the oldest group of grottoes in China and a popular destination for visitors. The first cave was carved during the third century and completed in the eighth or ninth century. It now has more than 80 caves with nearly 10,000 square meters of frescoes. [China.org.cn/ by Chen Xiangzhao]