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Mogao Grottoes gets trial security system

Mogao Grottoes gets trial security system

A comprehensive high-tech security system has been put into trial use at the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, a county-level city in northwest China’s Gansu Province, authorities confirmed on Monday. The security system will upgrade the overall protection for the UNESCO World Heritage site, which has been carved into the side of about 1,600 meters of […]

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World Heritage Mogao Grottoes Receives Record Visitors In 2011

World Heritage Mogao Grottoes Receives Record Visitors In 2011

LANZHOU, China, Jan 11 (Bernama) — The renowned world heritage site Mogao Grottoes in northwest China’s Gansu province has reported record high visitor numbers for 2011, Xinhua news agency reported. One of the country’s three major Buddhist art treasures, the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang received 680,000 tourists in 2011, up 23.6 percent from 550,000 in […]

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