Urumqi Things to Do

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Best Rated Things to Do in Urumqi

  • Jiayuguan

    by wypip Written Aug 24, 2002

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    It marks the western limit of the Great Wall. A fortress was built in the Ming Dynasty(1372 A.D.) to guard the pass between the Qilan Mountains to the south and the Black Mountains to the north.

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  • Dunhuang

    by wypip Written Aug 24, 2002

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    The Buddhist caves of Dunhuang are one of the Silk Road’s important landmarks.They were first worked in the 4th century, among them the Mogao is the most famous.

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  • Mingsha Mountain

    by wypip Written Aug 24, 2002

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    A sandy mountain which attracts people to climb and to slide down from it. If you don’t have sufficient time to spend on, then a camel ride around is another choice.

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  • Crescent Moon Lake

    by wypip Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    The original lake which set amidst sand dunes has gradually dried up. The one we see today is a rebuilt one.

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  • Turpan

    by wypip Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    It is an oasis town on the railway line to Urumqi, famous for its sweet grapes and Hami melons. Underground channels bring snowmelt from the nearby Tianshan range for irrigation.

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  • Yangguan

    by wypip Written Aug 24, 2002

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    About 70 km south-west of Dunhuang, it is the important pass of ancient Silk Road’s southern route. The original one is in ruins. The long corridor we see today was rebuilt on the damaged site.

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  • The Great Wall of Han Dynasty

    by wypip Written Aug 24, 2002

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    It seems quite simple and coarse when compared with the Great Wall at Badaling, Beijing. Built two thousand years ago, the materials used are sand, stones and straw.

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    Horse Riding in Tian Shan and...

    by raychow Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Horse Riding in Tian Shan and Tianchi
    Horse riding is the most convenient way to make a sight-seeing to Tian Shan mountain and Tianchi, also very funny.

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