Hongsheng Hotel

Address: No.21 Lanxin East Road, Jiayuguan, Gansu, 735100, China | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on No.21 Lanxin East Road, Jiayuguan, is near Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Wèi-Jìn Tombs, The First Peacon Tower, and Qilian Mountains.
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    Travel Blogs from Jiayuguan

    End of the Great Wall of China

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Sep 04, 2014

    30 photos

    ... with examples of what the military training would have been like back in the day. Our final stop on the little tour was the western most point of the Great Wall. Although it is crumbling, it is neat to say that I have been to the very end of the Great Wall. We bushed camp along the Great Wall and when I say along the Great Wall, I mean my tent was literally against it. Not an experience I'm going to forget any time ...

    Jiayuguan Fort & the Great Wall

    A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 29, 2014

    4 photos

    ... wall were used as building materials for other projects.

    *The entry fee is a steep 120RMB per person. Some provincial authorities are dependent on tourism revenue and price accordingly. Interestingly, Beijing sights are much cheaper, presumably because tourist numbers are larger and there are more sights to see. Anyway SG decides to try and negotiate concessionary rates for AG since he is already in his 60th year. In China, traditionally your age is calculated on ...

    The Mouth of China

    A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 18, 2014

    34 photos

    The fortress at Jiayuguan was the defender of the empire from the Huns and just about everyone else. It was this pass that was closed when the Emperor wanted to shut down the Silk Road and it was through these gates that dissidents and criminals were expelled. The fort stands at the western end of the Hexi Corridor which is known as the Mouth of China, to enter China from the west you must enter through the pass and travel down the 'throat' ...

    To Dunhuang through the desert

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 20, 2014

    16 photos

    ... s statues. An interesting historical discussion ensues, at the end of which one of our party apologises to Frank personally on behalf of Britain for the Opium War.

    Our first oasis is not anything like we had pictured. For a start it is very large, with several villages. Trees, mainly poplars, line the roads and the irrigation channels; all the rest of the irrigated ground is laid out in small cultivated plots, with onion seedlings set out in precise rows ...

    Jiayuguan, the last station on the Great Wall

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 19, 2014

    17 photos

    ... by Aurel Stein a century or more ago.

    First stop is at the Fort, built by the first Ming emperor in the 1370s as a strategic military and political site and to act as the main customs house for the Silk Road. The garrison was strengthened by additional people forcibly resettled to farm the land. The temple in the outer precinct commemorates General Guan Ye, one of the leaders at the time of the Han collapse in the early 3rd century, who subsequently became a ...