Visit the Crescent Lake


AWAYN IMAGE Visit the Crescent Lake
AWAYN IMAGE Visit the Crescent Lake
AWAYN IMAGE Visit the Crescent Lake
AWAYN IMAGE Visit the Crescent Lake
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Yueyaquan is a crescent-shaped lake in an oasis, 6 km south of the city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province, China.Crescent Spring in the early Han Dynasty was already a tourist attraction. Tang dynasty there was barge in Crescent Spring and along the spring was the temple. On the south bank of the spring there was an original set of quaint, picturesque buildings, from the east to the west there were hundreds of rooms including Goddess Temple, Dragon King Palace, Bodhisattva Temple, Medicine King Cave, Thor Altar and more. In main temple there are hundreds of painted sculptures with the hundreds of painted murals. Here, at the time, pavilions and temples were glorious, colonnades. There is green and lush forest, the spring mingled with the scenery of the mountains that reflected, the ancient temple has endless stream of pilgrims and there are incenses curling upwards around a year. According to historical records, Han dynasty Yuanding Period fourth year (113 B.C.), the emperor Wu got pegasus from Wogui Pool, descendants believed that Crescent Spring was Wogui Pool so they established a stone tablet written “Han Dynasty Wogui Pool”. Thus the special Crescent Spring became even more legendary.


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sunrise sunrise: 2019-12-15 00:55:56

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