National Geographic : 1951 Mar
@ National Geographic Society 394 Kodachrome by Jean B.Shor For More than a Mile the 500 Caves of the 1,000 Buddhas Honeycomb a Cliff near Tunhwang These sacred grottoes date back to the 4th century. Once their facades were plastered and decorated; the elementshave left them bare. Timber bridges connect some outside balconies; tunnels link other caves. A caretaker has identified the shrines with numbered signs.