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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

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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3 attraction reviews
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

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Qingdao, China
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49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 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.

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Karamay, China
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10 reviews
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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.

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Secunda, South Africa
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

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Hong Kong, China
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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.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 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 

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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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