Tuha Petroleum Hotel

No.230 Wenhua Road, Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $90.00
 

Travel Blogs from Turpan

Mud city, underground water works and lunch..

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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The City of Yar is the largest earth built city in the world. The city stands on a leaf shared island protected by a divided river system. The river has left the island with high natural cliffs. The city has only one entrance at the south. The main street runs north south dividing the city into 3 sections. In the north the temple area, to the west the commercial section of markets ...

Closer to Baghdad than Beijing...

A travel blog entry by chloecd

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... until a German guy found them about 100 years ago. Unfortunately he didn't leave very much for us to see, but we could still see where the wall paintings had been as well as the bottom foot or so, along with the ceiling paintings. It's not necessarily somewhere I would recommend visiting unless you are in Turpan for a decent length of time, but it was interesting, and the stop for photos on the way up was more than worth it. After this we visited a traditional village ...

Flip flop straps, mummies, an ancient city & E

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

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... described traditional life of the Uighur people in the Turpan Desert. The temperature was heating up and we cycled the additional kilometre to Jiāohé, one of the world’s largest (6500 residents lived here), oldest and best-preserved ancient cities. This was established by the Chinese as a garrison town during the Han dynasty but was later abandoned for another site east of Turpan. Many of the ancient adobe mud ...

The day the team melted in the heat

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels

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... the hotel. This was strange advice given that we had already had 2 nights out of 7 apart!! However, Lun said that the restrictions would intensify as we headed East, making the splitting process harder and less likely. This advice didn’t help the outlook and was annoyingly darn right wrong!!!! As it turned out we didn’t need to stick together like glue and so the campers were able to camp for far more than the original 12 nights planned over the next 4 weeks. But we ...

40 hours from Turpan to Kashgar

A travel blog entry by dodging_cholera

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We had both experienced the ordeal of long-distance Chinese train travel, yet foolishly we still opted to purchase the 24 hour hard seat tickets from Turpan to Kashgar in the absence of any alternative. We justified this archaic method of transportation to ourselves by the fact that it was 'only 24 hours'. However, yet again China did not fail to monumentally screw us over with another cruel twist of fate, thereby extending the journey to an immense 40 ...

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