The Maijishan Grottoes formerly romanized as Maichishan

Cina, Gansu Sheng, Tianshui Shi, Maiji Qu, ???2?

Simona Bertolaso

Tianshui Shi

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The Maijishan Grottoes formerly romanized as Maichishan, are a series of 194 caves cut in the side of the hill of Majishan in Tianshui, Gansu Province.
They contain over 7,200 Buddhist sculptures and over 1,000 square meters of murals. Construction began in the Later Qin era (384-417 CE).

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