Mutou Valley

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Mutou Valley is located in the Flaming Mountains, near the ancient oasis city of Gaochang on the rim of the Taklamakan Desert in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China. Under a cliff in the Mutou Valley is located the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, a complex of Buddhist caves temples dating from the 5th to the 9th centuries.[1]


  1. ^ "Attractions of Turpan - The Grape Valley". Archived from the original on 2007-08-22. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 

Coordinates: 42°56′05″N 89°34′18″E / 42.9347222322°N 89.5716666767°E / 42.9347222322; 89.5716666767