Buddhist complex Maytszishan little known. It is located in Gansu Province in northwest China.
This is a striking architectural complex, carved out of the rock.
Maytszishan has 7,000 Buddhist sculptures and nearly 1,000 square meters of murals.
Maytszishan is just a few miles south of the Great Silk Road. Many of the monks chose to stay in these caves and work there.
of the earliest written records about this are found in the biographies
of the two monks Tanhonga and Huanggang, who meditated there with his
Buddha is almost perpendicular to the side of the mountain - the
highest is more than 16 meters in height. Stairs that lead up and around
the caves were originally made of wood, but after been fitted with
metal supports, for security purposes