Gaochang Hotel

Address: No.22 Gaochang Rd., Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000 , China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.22 Gaochang Rd., Turpan, is near Kashgar Bazaar.
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    Travel Blogs from Turpan

    Feeling the Heat

    A travel blog entry by fishtails04 on Jun 30, 2015

    4 comments, 30 photos

    ... old Persian Manichean religion are a strong reminder that as well as the exchange of trade goods, the Silk Road was also a great conduit for the exchange of ideas and religious philosophies. It's possible to visit many of these historical spots from Turpan but I was deterred by the expense of having to hire a private car and driver, along with the extortionate (for China) entry fees to each one, so I whittled down the choice ...

    Ancient city ruins and irrigation system

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 21, 2014

    42 photos

    ... street of the ancient town, then wander along narrower walkways to inspect different parts of the old town. Jiaohe was about 1650 metres long and 300 metres wide so the buildings must have been quite compact. What was incredible was that all the structures had been built by digging down into the earth, and excavating the soil, with temples, pagodas and other buildings quite well preserved. One of ...

    The Long and Sandy Track

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 20, 2014

    1 comment, 32 photos

    ... to the train’s tardiness, we opted for a leisurely wander around the local bazaar. The traders in the bazaar, are much less ‘pushy’ than in other areas we have visited, although happy to barter. The colours and styles of garments and other items, are also more distinctive to the area. Noor had said that the people of this area were very different from the rest of China, with the Uygur people being more ...

    Ruins, Irrigation, Mosque and Grapes

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Sep 08, 2014

    26 photos

    ... not disappoint. With bright blue skies and a blaring sun, a stop at the Jiache ruins (Yar City) proved to be a warm one. The city was originally built on a terrace with rivers flowing on either side of it. It was a Chinese garrison town during the Han dynasty. Now it is claimed that the city is the one of the worlds largest, oldest, and best preserved earthen architectural sites. It somewhat reminded me of Pompeii as the various buildings were labelled and ...

    Another day in Xinjiang

    A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 25, 2014

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... napkins and waiters who are not also cooks. Portion sizes are huge and we end up with far too much on our table. But at least we have green vegetables in abundance. Sadly no beer is served and no BYO allowed, so we drink hot water flavoured with fresh lemon.

    *Returning to our guesthouse we take advantage of a bottle of complimentary beer on offer and sit up on the roof terrace where temperatures are still very warm but no longer furnace like. Turpan has justified our second ...