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Maijishan National Park

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China : Northwest China : Gansu : Maijishan National Park
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Maijishan National Park (麦积山国家公园) is in Gansu province.

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The 194 cave shrines of this "Gallery of Oriental Sculpture' on a perpendicular mountain cliff Southeast of Tianshui, provide shelters for 7200 stone and clay figurines and 1300 sq-m of murals. The clay figures, crafted to the smallest detail and blending lifelike imagery with spiritual resonance, are paragons of ancient Chinese clay sculpture.

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Get in[edit]

Bus from Beidao and Tianshui.

Bus 34. Leaves from the Tianshui railway station around every 10 mins and has a final stop at the entrance. Trip takes just under an hour and costs 5RMB.

Fees/Permits[edit]

Entrance to park Adult. 70 RMB (As of September 24, 2014) Student. 35 RMB

If you don't want to walk up 15RMB will get you return ticket on the golf carts.

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  • Colossal Buddhas - several colossal buddhas grace the side of the mountain
  • Gallery Views - view from the gallerys of the surrounding landscape
  • Botanical Gardens - plants brought from near and far

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  • A few snack and noodle stands are located near the main hill.

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