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Address: Urumqi, China
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Can see the mountains in the distance from hotel. but did not travel to them. Just by them going to Turpan

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Annette C
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Can see the mountains in the distance from hotel. but did not travel to them. Just by them going to Turpan

Thank Annette C
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Located just 60 km or so from Urumqi, it's the most accessible piece of nature from the city. You can take a tourist bus and visit the grand canyon (the attendant also sang some karaoke for us, an impromptu group of about 20 Europeans). Breathtaking views of the mountains and rather unspectacular lake, with sheep and horses (you can rent... More 

2 Thank corinamurafa
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Absolutely amazing. Worth a visit if you only visit one place in xinjiang, must see. Don't take a tour though. Just explore on your own

1 Thank Brian B
Qingdao, China
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49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

See my review on TianChi, access is exactly the same as I outlined there. The lake is fenced off, you're limited to set wooden walkways and there is no opportunity to enjoy hiking.

2 Thank Jennie R
Karamay, China
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This range is excellent. It's hundreds of kilometres long and much of it is still unexplored. There are few places on earth where this is true. One could spend a lifetime trekking around it's peaks and valleys.

Thank threeark
Secunda, South Africa
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Can't walk all the around but great walk to waterfalls. Facilities , shops were open till 7:30 in peak summer season. Walk to the monastery also worthwhile.

1 Thank Kevin S
Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Arrived at the park entrance after about an hours drive outside of Urumqi. There, you must park your car and take the park's buses, which may stop at a few scenic points where you can hop on/ hop off. One of the stops, the Kazakh Folk Village, is kind of a tourist trap, offering pricey meals to your party in... More 

3 Thank kateyyz
Hong Kong, China
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

As City dweller, it is very interesting and nice to get out and come to Tianshan's Mountain and relieve your stress and absorb as much fresh air as possible. If you can put down your hectic life of the City for a week in this place, your brain will function more active when you return back to City and work.

2 Thank Albertochiu
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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88 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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

1 Thank Abdulwahab B
Stockholm, Sweden
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100 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Richards_remarks

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