Sites & cities that bear the name of Kizilgaha caves

Kizilgaha caves

Today in : China
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 5th century C.E
Recorded names : 克孜爾尕哈石窟, 克孜尔尕哈石窟, Kèzīěrgǎhā shíkū

Description : The Kizilgaha caves (simplified Chinese: 克孜尔尕哈石窟; traditional Chinese: 克孜爾尕哈石窟; pinyin: Kèzīěrgǎhā shíkū) consist in a Buddhist Temple inside a complex of caves in the area of Kucha, Xinjiang, China. The paintings in the cave go back to the 5th century CE. Other famous sites nearby are the Kizil Caves, Kumtura, Subashi Temple and the Simsim caves.

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