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Address: Urumqi, China

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place not to miss if you are visiting Urumqi

wonderful natural lake with great view for mountain full of green and toped with snow even in June , a place such like the alps , very nice for hiking and stay over night in local... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

wonderful natural lake with great view for mountain full of green and toped with snow even in June , a place such like the alps , very nice for hiking and stay over night in local house of the Kazak family , taste the pure fresh food

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This beautiful lake are in the area of the Heavenly Mountains and looks more like the Swiss Alps, with towering snow-capped mountains and turquoise lakes, than somewhere in China. Take the 2 hour bus from Urumqi to Fukang, than a 15 min taxi ride to the entrance. Here starts the fun; you will buy an entrance ticket for 210 RNB,... More 

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Chongqing Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Very cold, maybe 20C below at lake, but helped to keep away the crowds. We were on the first bus of two for the day. Maybe a total of 80 people for the day. Beautiful evergreen trees covered in snow. Lake was frozen and covered in snow. Quite and peaceful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Tianshan goes east west and you will see it from many vintage points but driving on G217 from Narat and Bayanbulak Granssland to Kuqa (Kucha) or vise versa was an unbelievable experience. Some many gorgeous scenes one after another. Definitely worth the ride!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

In my opinion, this lake is not as awesome as Yili, Sayram lake. Firstly upon my driver dropped me at main entrance, we bought our ticket include a bus ride into the national park. The bus only dropped us at a point. We have 2 options, take another tram to go towards it or walk. It was a long walk... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The view towards Kazakhstan is very nice and the snow in May was a bonus. The ride up the mountain is quite scenic but maybe take some gravol if switchback roads are not your thing.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

You can spend a good half day here as there are some good views of the city from the top looking in all directions and a pleasant walk up the steps well worth spending some time at

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Seremban, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

One the wonderful scenic spot if you happen to be in Urumqi or in the Xinjiang the autonomous region located in the North west of China. Clear crystal blue lake, where source of water come from the melting glaciers of the Tianshan Mountain surrounding the lake. If you are lucky, you may also appreciate the colorful autumn leave from pine... More 

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Delft, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Very beautiful, once you walk 1 hour from the starting point at the lake, everything becomes much more quit. The noise of the boats is still annoying though. Once you walked 2 hours and get away of the lake, you will meet no-one so you can enjoy the peace (for several days if you bring enough food). There are no... More 

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Urumqi, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Scenic drive to get here to the Nanshan area. About 70 kms south of Urumqi on G216. Statues, then crops and herds. Domestic tourism set up with a ticket office on the road (no information) and then half a km on a checkpoint where some cars are allowed in and others (us) waved into the tourist car park and told... More 

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