Grand Turpan Hotel

No.422 Gao Chang Road, Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $26.00

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Tits to Turpan

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100


One of the supposed highlights of travel in the remote state of Xinjiang is visiting the town of Turpan, or Tulufan as it is known to the Chinese. The draw cards I was to learn, aren't actually in Turpan, but are spread out in the surrounding barren countryside. Most of them up to 50km's away.
Once I realised this I wasn't too keen on …

The Ancient Capital and the Buddha Caves

A travel blog entry by bethverde

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Sun Wu Kong, the Monkey King of Chinese legend, was coming through XinJiang on his way to fetch back Buddhist sutras from India, when he and his master Xuan Zang were blocked by an impenetrable wall of flame rising from the desert.

Not that an impenetrable wall of flame is any barrier for a magic monkey. According to the story, the …

Ghost City

A travel blog entry by bethverde

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While the sun made its way down behind the far hills, I crouched by a rock wall in a long-destroyed temple in the middle of the Jiaohe Ruins and imagined.

What had happened in this place?

I examined the crumbling wall. Were these striations and grooves in the rock from the wind alone? Could an army have destroyed this, or was …

Karez irrigation system and visiting the Turpanese

A travel blog entry by scottk


Thursday, September 27th The train station for Turpan is some 40 kilometers northwest of Turpan, in an area that, from the window of a train, looks a lot like a lifeless wasteland. Our local guide for the remainder of the trip, a polyglot named Taher (pronounced tah HERE), met us at the station with a small bus early Thursday morning and took us to …


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann


27 June Turpan is 154m below sea level and is in the middle a desert. Yesterday it was 39 degrees when we arrived, and today it is 37 degrees. We are no longer used to the hot weather and are melting a bit. Today everyone retired back to their rooms which are vaguely air conditioned for afternoon siestas, and we are still having to getbusedto Beijing time, which 2hrs ahead of Kyrgyzstan, even though we are only a few hundred kms ...

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