Grain Trade Hotel

Address: No.7 East Government House Laocheng Rd, Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000, China | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on No.7 East Government House Laocheng 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

    ... thing about the site was the size of it - situated on a rocky plateau where a river splits and flows around it, its 30 metre-high walls provide a natural defensive position, and the once bustling city sprawled across the raised ground. Begun in the first century BC, it became an important garrison during the Han dynasty, around 1600 years ago, housing 6500 people, and remained a thriving city until it was attacked by, ...

    Ancient city ruins and irrigation system

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 21, 2014

    42 photos

    ... running along the underground channels. The water is used only for irrigation and people refrain from using it for washing or the like. We went on to visit a local family who grows grapes nearby, where we were able to see a working karez amongst the grape vines. We were warmly welcomed into the family’s home, a traditional building, where we could climb onto the roof to see the extent of the land ...

    The Long and Sandy Track

    A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 20, 2014

    1 comment, 32 photos

    ... fifteen different designs evident as your eyes moved up to the spire. The walls of the Mosque are quite thick, taking into account the extreme temperatures that occur, with the exterior rendered with a combination of straw and clay. The interior is rather minimalistic, with tall pillars, which with the ceiling are made from timber. The only item within the building is a large chair used by the Oman. Men and women pray in ...

    Ruins, Irrigation, Mosque and Grapes

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Sep 08, 2014

    26 photos

    ... Thus many of the people we passed looked less Chinese than in other places we have been. We rode to the mosque and minaret to have a look around. It was founded in 1777. You are no longer able to climb the minaret but we were able to look around in the mosque. From the minaret we headed into the countryside. We biked along a paved road and then turned down some gravel roads so we could pass by some more rural areas and also through the various ...

    Some Background on the Silk Road

    A travel blog entry by olasalle on Aug 09, 2014

    4 comments, 16 photos

    ... Jaiyuguan and Dunhuang. That is the route we have been following by train so far. At Dunhuang, the Road would split into a northern and southern routes by passing the Taklimakan Desert and the Lop Nur to the south. There seems to be a better understand of exactly where the northern route took, but there is still some debate as to the exactness of some of the southern portions. It is even believed that they may have been used these routes ...