Kezi'er Thousand Buddha Cave: 41.770544, 82.860603
Kezi'er Thousand Buddha Cave
This is one of the few Buddhist grottoes in China that predates the Mogao Cave complex. Some of the artwork has been removed to different galleries and museums around the world, or defaced by iconoclasts, There are some 236 caves in the complex, though not all of the mare open. Cave 17 is one of the highlights, with some fantastic murals, while other caves display some stunning lapis lazuli decorations.