Hongsheng Hotel

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

    ... Hei (Black) mountains of the Mazong range. The fort was built in 1372 and although the Chinese controlled landed beyond this area, Jiayguan was considered the last stronghold of imperial China. The fort wasn't really anything exciting to see as like most other things in this country, it has been reconstructed. Part of it was still under scaffolding. There was a photograph exhibit that was interesting which showed the ...

    Jiayuguan Fort & the Great Wall

    A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 29, 2014

    4 photos

    ... with heavy loads.

    *We stop at a melon stall located in the middle of nowhere, curious to find out what it is that is drying in strips on lines strung across the back of their stall. It's melon flesh. Once sufficiently shrivelled, it is packed and sold in shops. The friendly couple manning the stall are good salespeople and we not only buy some dried melon to chew but also buy a large pot of their own farm produced honey. The wind blows strongly in this area and ...

    The Mouth of China

    A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 18, 2014

    34 photos

    ... plan had been to camp out close to a section of th e Great Wall but the campsite was no longer allowed to accept foreigners so we had to return to town and stay at a city centre hotel. Amazing breakfast noodles, spicy beans and cauliflower and almost bacon and eggs! A very long drive day down the Ganzu Expressway took us to the last wild camp in China and for me the best...turning off the dual carriage way we wound our way through a tangle ...

    To Dunhuang through the desert

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 20, 2014

    16 photos

    ... yesterday's statues. An interesting historical discussion ensues, at the end of which 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 in precise rows set out through ...

    Jiayuguan, the last station on the Great Wall

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 19, 2014

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    ... 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 acting 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 ...

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