Sites & cities that bear the name of Simsim caves

Simsim caves

Today in : China
First trace of activity : ca. 4th century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8th century C.E
Recorded names : Caves of Senmusaimu, 森木塞姆石窟, Sēnmùsāimǔ shíkū

Description : The Simsim caves, also called the Caves of Senmusaimu (Chinese: 森木塞姆石窟; pinyin: Sēnmùsāimǔ shíkū), are decorated Buddhist caves in the area of Kucha, Tarim Basin, China. Other famous sites nearby are the Kizil Caves, the Kizilgaha caves, the Kumtura Caves, and Subashi Temple.

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