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The Mogao Grottoes was first built during the Eastern Jin Dynasty in 366 AD…

The Mogao Grottoes was first built during the Eastern Jin Dynasty in 366 AD. A monk named Yue Seng chiseled the first cave here. The endeavor continued through later dynasties including the Northern Wei (386-534), Western Wei (535-556), Northern Zhou (557-581), Sui (581-618), Tang (618-907), Five Dynasties (907-960), Song (960-1279), Western Xia (1038-1227) and Yuan (1279-1368), resulting in the fantastic group of caves that can been seen today. In 1987, UNESCO placed the Mogao Grottoes under the protection of the world cultural heritage list…

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