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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 se 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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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.

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Entrance to park Adult 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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