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The Maijishan Grottoes are a series of 194 caves cut in the side of the hill of Majishan, Gansu Province, China; over 7,200 Buddhist sculptures are cut from the rock with over 1,000 square meters of murals. Construction began ca. 384-417 CE.  One of the string of Buddhist grottoes found in this area, lying on the crossroads connecting China and Central Asia; several of the sculptures appear to have Indian—and even SE Asian—features that could have come north via these N-S routes.

The Maijishan Grottoes are a series of 194 caves cut in the side of the hill of Majishan in Tianshui, Gansu Province, northwest China. This example of rock cut architecture contains over Buddhist sculptures and over square meters of mu.

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'The Bagh-e Fin in Kashan is the most visually impressive Persian garden in Iran today.' Iran: the Bradt Travel

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