Turpan Oasis Hotel

Address: No.41 Qinnian Road, Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000, China | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on No.41 Qinnian Road, Turpan, is near Kashgar Bazaar.
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Travel Blogs from Turpan

Ancient city ruins and irrigation system

A travel blog entry by 2013 on Sep 21, 2014

42 photos

... which we saw last year near Chengdu. The system was developed as a method to bring melting snow to the city through a series of wells dug into underground channels about 2000 years ago. At one time there were nearly 1800 karezs, but the number of wet ones remaining is only about 470, due to the reduced amount of snow melt. Inside the exhibition building we climbed down into tunnels to see the crystal ...

.....and more desert

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane on Sep 06, 2014

108 photos

... it is a welcome one nonetheless.

Early afternoon, we stopped at Korlar to get some propane and do some shopping.

Again, I took the opportunity to greet people and speak the little Mandarin I know. It took a while to finally get a bush camp (as we failed to camp at the entrance of the Jiahoe City Ruins). We went down the road 600 metres and camped next to the tourist service centre ...

Turpan

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jun 29, 2014

1 comment, 8 photos

... was therefore not suitable to cancelled it and we had to pick again. Luke ordered a noodle soup (same as the one in kashagar it turned out) and I managed to order a spicy dish. We swapped and Luke gentlemanly took the spicy one! We must stop doing that. It was still quite fun though. I would like to come back to China and see all the other bits, I am enjoying it so far, but I am aware that others in the group hate coming to cities ...

Mud city, underground water works and lunch..

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 14, 2014

14 photos

... over 2000 years ago and was prosperous until Ghengis Khan swung by and destroyed it.

Well excavated but difficult to interpret without a map. Interesting all the same.

Next place was much cooler. The paradise of Karez is an underground irrigation system which still functions today, but was built 2000 years ago to provide water in this parched land.



The system captures ...

Closer to Baghdad than Beijing...

A travel blog entry by chloecd on Apr 30, 2014

2 comments, 11 photos

... have half an hour there! We then raced back to Turpan, where I decided that I would get a taxi to the train station as I had been told that there was buses that took an hour for ¥11 or a taxi that would take 40 minutes and cost ¥40. Bearing in mind I only had 2 hours until my train arrived and I had to get to the bus station which was apparently a 30 minute walk or another bus away anyway and then wait for a bus, a taxi seemed the obvious option. When I arrived back at ...