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Tianshan Mountains

Urumqi, China
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Ranked #3 of 57 attractions in Urumqi
Type: Mountains
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Shenzhen, China
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110 reviews 110 reviews
63 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
19 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Panjin, China
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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beijing, china
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Prefer Jiu Zhai Gou and Chang Bai Shan over Tianshan. Its rather polluted as it was near Urumqi. Its nice but nothing spectacular.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We drove into areas I don't think many tourists go, where the indigenous people live and tend their herds. Still, areas are well taken care of so that you can walk in the natural surroundings, and the roads are remarkably well-maintained. One of the few times during my travels in China where you could see blue skies and the sun!... More

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011 via mobile

Worth the time and effort to visit this area. Must go place for shutterbugs.

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