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21/10/2014

Silk Road Travel - Qiuci Capital Ruins

Located on the traffic rush of Silk Road and connected the east and west trade, about one kilometer to the west of Kuqa, Qiuci Capital Ruins last minute China travel deals play an important role in the east and west civilization, world economy and the cultural history. Now here preserves the cultural relics of the ancient India Gandhara, Qiuci, Tubo, and Han civilization, which provides valuable resources for the exploration and study of the Qiuci grottoes as well as the Central Asia, West Asia and East Asia culture.

Qiuci Kingdom

As one of the ancient state in the western region of China, Qiuci has changed name several times in the history. During the Han Dynasty (202BC-202AD) it was named as Yancheng, then Yiluolucheng in Tang Dynasty (618-907). The whole city was in the shape of an irregular square. The city wall was about 8,000 meters in perimeter and two to seven meters in height. The northern, southern, eastern, western part of the wall was 2,000, 1806, 1646, 2,200 meters respectively. While, the existing walls are northern, southern and eastern with the length of 10, 300, 11.4 meters separately. The pieces of pottery, iron, bronze and Wuzhu coin have been excavated beneath the walls, which show the people there have closely connected with the mainland people.

Qiuci culture is a mixture of eastern and western culture China travel service and has made great contribution to the Chinese civilization and the world cultural exchange. It is famous for its music and grottoes. It is horned as the the capital of western region Buddhism and its music and widely influenced the Central China, North Korea, Japan and Southeastern area.

Qiuci Grotto

Known as one of the four Buddhist grottoes in china, Qiuci Grotto is the general name of the grottoes in Qiuci. It contains six main grottoes such as Kizil Thousand Buddha Cave, Kizilgaha Thousand Buddha Cave, etc. The murals in the cave contain rich theme and show clear mark of the cultural exchange of the western and the eastern. The Qiuci Grotto has a far reaching impact on the mural art. It occupies an important position not only in the Chinese Buddhist history but the art history. It serves as a Buddhism cultural bridge between the central Asia and the east.
Kizil Thousand Buddha Cave

As one of the four famous caves in china, Kizil Thousand Buddha Cave China Photography Tours lies on a cliff and stretches for thousands of kilometers. There are more than 80 caves with murals, which covers an area of about 10,000 square meters. The caves are said to be the earliest major Buddhist cave complex in China.
Kizilgaha Thousand Buddha Cave

Three are 47 numbered caves are found at present, among which 38 are preserved well. The murals in Kizilgaha Thousand Buddha Cave are mainly about stories and images of the Buddha as well as the warriors with amours, swords and boots. The cave is a regional focus of heritage conservation unit.

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