Taixing Hotel

Address: No.856 Yingbin West Road, Jiayuguan, Gansu, 735100, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.856 Yingbin West 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

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... to have the entire truck packed and in the road by 8 am. We began our day by driving into Zhangye to get a picture of the Marco Polo statue. Marco Polo supposedly lived in the town for one year. We then continued to drive through the Northern part of Gansu province to arrive near Jiayugan. Jiayugan is the symbolic end to the Great Wall. Here we went to visit the Jiayuguan Fort. The fort guards the pass between Qilian ...

Jiayuguan Fort & the Great Wall

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 29, 2014

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... the drying process of the fruit.

*There is a town signposted off the motorway called Gua Zhou, literally 'Melon Area'

*We pass more massive wind farms extending for miles in all directions.

*As we approach Jiayuguan the weather changes and outside temperatures drop to 16 degrees. Our altitude is 1800 m. We are always surprised by how high some of the flat plains and valleys actually are. We feel our shorts and T shirts may soon ...

The Mouth of China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 18, 2014

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... Imperial China. The fort was the garrison for the north western section of the wall and therefore the empire. It was from here that traders left to travel to the west and from here the immigrants were dispatched to Dunhuang. The western section of the wall terminated at the fort. There are some incredible artifacts found along the wall. Due to the dry condition textiles, leather,fur and wooden objects have been recovered from the Han ...

To Dunhuang through the desert

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 20, 2014

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... of black mulch fabric. Not a square inch of ground is wasted. Once again, it seems to be all hand labour, without a machine in sight. Nearly all the houses have solar thermal units, but we don't see any photovoltaics: odd given that Chinese manufacturers dominate the market for these. Later on we are taken aback to see a large expanse of open water, but on consulting the map discover that seasonal rivers from the mountains peter out hereabouts so there are salt ...

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 ...