Mutou Valley

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Mutou Valley
Simplified Chinese木头沟
Traditional Chinese木頭溝

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