- The Dunhuang Museum, located in the downtown of Dunhuang city, is a three-storey building where visitors can get a better idea of the Hexi Corridor on the ancient Silk Road China.
- Dunhuang Movie Set, also known as Modeled Shazhou Town of Song Dynasty (960-1279), is about 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) southwest of Dunhuang City. The town, covering an area of 12,700 square meters (3.1 acres) was originally designed for the setting of the historical film Dunhuang in 1987.
- Yadan National Geological Park, located at 180 km northwest to Dunhuang, Gansu, is one of the world's largest area of yardang landform as significant natural heritage under State level protection.
- The Yumen Pass, as a beacon tower fort of the Han Great Wall, sits on the desert 56 miles northwest from Dunhuang Gansu at the western end of Hexi Corridor. Near Yadan National Geological Park, Yumen Pass, together with Yangguan Pass is the two crucial gateways on the western frontier of the Han...
- The Yangguan (Yang Pass), together with another grand pass - Yumen Pass, acted as important passageways to Central Asia, India and Europe. Emperor Wudi of the Western Han Dynasty (206BC - 24AD) built Yangguan Pass and Yumenguan Pass in 121BC in order to resist the Huns (Xiongnu) and manage the...
- The Mogao Grottos or Mogao Caves, housing the ancient thousand buddhas and mural paintings, are the famous Dunhuang highligh of buddhist art treasures shrine on the north-west Silk Road China.
- Crescent Moon Lake, called as Yueyaquan in Chinese, is a crescent-shaped pool in the oasis, 5 km southwest of the city Dunhuang of Gansu province, China. It was named Yueyaquan since Qing Dynasty.
- Refered to Echo Sand Mountain, have you ever heard of a good place to ride a camel or climb stunning the dunes for spectacular view?!
- Locted oppsite Mogao caves, Dunhuang Grotto Art Protection, Examination and Exhibition Center is a two-story low building hidden itself an half in the hill. The grotto art center has a video studio hall and three exhibition areas.