Buddhaverse: Virtual Dunhuang by Department of Art History, Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts

11:00–15:30 (Pre-registration)

Sessions of Event

11:00-11:30; 11:30-12:00; 12:30-13:00; 13:00-13:30; 13:30-14:00; 14:30-15:00; 15:00-15:30; 15:30-16:00

3 persons per session
CPD-LG.40, LG/F, Central Podium Levels, Centennial Campus

Cantonese/ English

Mogao caves in Dunhuang has a long and fascinating history. Treasures found inside those caves carry great historical significance and showcase an artistic development of Buddhist art across the centuries. With the generous support of Dr Yeewan Koon and Dunhuang Foundation, participants are able to virtually explore 4 different Mogao caves on HKU campus, including cave 158, 275, 285, and 428. It is going to be a truly top-quality VR experience. Go for it!

Age Limit: 13 or above


  • Participants in the same session will take turns using the VR headset, with each person having an experience for around 5-10 minutes.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the registered session to allow sufficient time for check-in. Available seats will be offered to walk-in guests after the starting time of each session on a first-come-first-served basis.

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