168 Hotel

Address: No.32 Gaochang Rd., Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000 , China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.32 Gaochang Rd., Turpan, is near Kashgar Bazaar.
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    Travel Blogs from Turpan

    Lowest point in China

    A travel blog entry by segacs on Aug 14, 2015

    27 photos

    ... and the menus have stopped including pork. Xinjiang also unofficially uses its own time zone, two hours behind Beijing Standard Time, since it's so far west that the sun rises and sets very late here.

    We had an early morning arrival to Turpan today after an awful lack-of-sleep on the last of our sleeper trains. The train was hot and the bed was, if possible, even smaller and more cramped than the two previous trains. To make matters ...

    Irrigation in the desert

    A travel blog entry by robrae on Jul 07, 2015

    3 photos

    ... he heat while the rest visited the Emin Minaret, one of the finest buildings on the Silk Road. To help understand how water for the last 400 years has been supplied to farmers and towns we visited a Karez Well - an underground irrigation system. Basically melted snow from the surrounding mountains supplies underground canals (underground to save evaporation) and a regular series of wells allows the water to come to the ...

    Feeling the Heat

    A travel blog entry by fishtails04 on Jun 28, 2015

    4 comments, 30 photos

    ... the couple which appealed most.

    A local bus to the outskirts of the city left me within 5 km of the ancient city of Jiaohe, and I set off to walk the remainder - it was flat and I had my hat on and water bottle with me, so it would have been fine, but the bus passengers had other ideas! Two smiley young girls had squished up together on their seat to make a space for me to squeeze my bum on the end, ...

    Further North in Taklamakan Desert

    A travel blog entry by tina-worldwide on Jun 19, 2015

    14 photos

    ... the museum to see how it works. There are hundreds of tunnels to bring water from the glacier streams of the nearby Tian Shan and Flaming mountains to Turpan. In total those tunnels were once over 5000km long, nowadays around 1000km are still remaining and some are still in use.

    Later we visited Imin Mosque with a very interesting architecture of bricks arranged in really nice patterns. It looks like a very quiet and peaceful ...

    Ancient city ruins and irrigation system

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 21, 2014

    42 photos

    Today we saw a cross-section of Turpan before driving by bus to Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Turpan since the days that caravans followed the Silk Road has been a centre for transportation, which after seeing the masses of semi-trailers on the highway, find this easy to believe. Our day ...