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

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

... the group draped scarves over their heads to enter the area around the Mosque. Wanting to respect and show respect of Noor’s religion, yet at the same time curious wasn’t always easy, but Noor was absolutely awesome in the way that he responded to our questions, even though at times we agreed to disagree. The towering minaret attached to the Mosque, both of which are a lovely tan colour, stood at nearly 30 ...

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 ...

Some Background on the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by olasalle on Aug 09, 2014

4 comments, 16 photos

... have a function Karez System and an excellent museum explaining the technology behind the ingenious system.

Overall, this is just fascinating out here. It is so different from anything we have been remotely exposed to. And you begin to understand why Lawrence fell so in love with the dessert. One can so easily get engrossed in the details of this almost unknown world to us Westerners. It’s just amazing the influence that this road had on ...