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Tiemen Pass

Address: Upper of Peacock River, in northern suburb, Korla 841000, China
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Ranked #3 of 18 Attractions in Korla
Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Military Bases/ Facilities, Sights & Landmarks
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Revelstoke BC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Nothing was more evocative in our trip to Xinjiang of the real old Silk Road than our visit to Tiemen Guan. An hour or so from Korla, it's not a big tourist site, but you can walk down the old oasis road beside the river probably as far as you like--we stopped about a kilometer in. It's a trail through... More 

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Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Climbed it a couple of times before 2006. At the top is a statue related to a kind of "Romeo and Juliet" type story. You can climb to the top from the front or back. I've heard it said, "If you don't climb to the top you'll regret it; if you do climb to the top you'll regret it even... More 

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