Yiyuan Hotel

Qingnian Middle Road, Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur, 838000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Qingnian Middle Road, Turpan, is near Kashgar Bazaar.
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    Travel Blogs from Turpan

    Mud city, underground water works and lunch..

    A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 14, 2014

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    ... founded 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 the snow ...

    Turpan - the deepest spot in the Tarim Basin

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 22, 2014

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    ... to talk to a small girl who is running excitedly between daddy down there and mummy who is minding some of the caves up here.

    The area is famous for its vines so we visit Grape Valley where many different varieties are grown to produce raisins, which are dried in the sun in large oblong sieves. We stroll about in the shade of vines and mulberry trees, and look at reconstructions of traditional houses of various types. All ...

    Closer to Baghdad than Beijing...

    A travel blog entry by chloecd on Apr 30, 2014

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... a lot like Naan bread, but slightly different. The bread is cooked on the sides of a dome-like oven with a hole in the top. This particular dough was first dipped in chives and onion, before being put on a round stone which the baker then used to press the bread onto the sides of the oven to cook. After breakfast we drove to the Bai Zi Crick Thousand-Buddha Cave Scenic Area, which was in the Flaming Mountains, so on the way up we stopped to have photos. The caves clearly were ...

    Flip flop straps, mummies, an ancient city & E

    A travel blog entry by jarcher106 on Sep 03, 2013

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    ... in the Turpan Basin, as well as a hall of impressive dinosaur fossils. It was surprisingly good and informative for China! There was also a good exhibition of well preserved mummies from the 6th Century, which were pretty scary to look at in the eye. Next stop was lunch at John's Information cafe where we both sampled the veg fried rice. From here we hired bicycles and cycled to the Uighur Old Village. this was an interesting ...

    'Progress' on the Silk Road

    A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren on Jun 29, 2013

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    ... and technology was taking over this once thriving historical Silk Road city.

    As we ventured further into the Xinjiang province, the effect of ‘Progress’ was resounding. We checked out the remote Karakul Lake where Uighurs and Kyrgyz still lived without progress. But as we reached the recently named UNESCO site of Heavenly Lake, progress was all around. Han Chinese tourists were everywhere, and everything was clean and shiny. This type of ...

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