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A Rich Repository of Buddhist Art: Mogao Caves. ©NHK 1987
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A Rich Repository of Buddhist Art: Mogao Caves

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Situated at a strategic point along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious, cultural and intellectual influences, the 492 cells and cave sanctuaries in Mogao are famous for their statues and wall paintings, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art.

Place/Country: China
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Credits: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, co-producer ; UNESCO TV, co-producer.
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Rights/Droits: NHK; UNESCO TV

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