Xibei Hotel

Address: No.3 Panxuan West Road, Southwestern Street, Jiuquan, Gansu, 735000, China | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on No.3 Panxuan West Road, Southwestern Street, Jiuquan.
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    Travel Blogs from Jiuquan

    End of the Great Wall of China

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Sep 04, 2014

    30 photos

    ... that the wall was constructed based on the geography and materials available in an area. Thus in this area, the wall was made of clay. There was also a great model that showed the wall and fort and how it provided a great defence as no one would have been able to cross through the valley. We got on the golf cart again and it drove us to a suspension bridge that crossed a river. They are building the area into a big ...

    Jiayuguan Fort & the Great Wall

    A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 29, 2014

    4 photos

    ... that the day you are born you are already 1 year old i.e.living your first year. AG's passport is requested but a 50% discount is granted. The advantage of middle age, says SG. AG does not know whether to laugh or cry....

    *We walk up the steep incline of the wall for views over the surrounding countryside. It qualifies as our exercise for the day. Jiayuguan is a very photogenic place but visitors may be surprised by the number of power plants operating so close to ...

    The Mouth of China

    A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 18, 2014

    34 photos

    ... metal gates. The farms are scattered through the fields or grouped along roads, white walled with tiled lintels over metal gates. At the end of the valley we pass through a series of long tunnels and emerge into a different landscape the rice paddies are still here in the small steep valleys but the top of the hillsides are now grazing land. Plenty of green after days of brown. Surrounded by sandstone foothills with snow capped mountains ...

    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 ...

    Short stay then off to Dunhuang

    A travel blog entry by akwoman59 on Apr 17, 2014

    ... dune so we could slide down but we opted to not do that.

    We got back on the camels and headed for the Crescent Moon oasis. It was beautiful, serene. During the Cultural Revolution the building at the oasis was destroyed by Mao . It has been rebuilt but is now empty.

    All in all the day was very special! The camel ride was the treat of the day!

    After leaving Caleb and his friends we headed for the train ...