We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Karez System: Tours & Tickets

Open today: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
All photos (132)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Xincheng Ximen Village, Ya'er Country, Turpan 838000, China
Improve This Listing
Karez System Tours and Tickets
from $269.00
More Info
from $1,500.00
More Info
from $2,250.00
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Traveler rating
  • 33
  • 65
  • 29
  • 11
  • 9
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
We were rather fascinated by the way that the irrigation was created few thousand years ago and how the system was able to benefit so many people along the desert
Read more
If you have extra time and have not already learned about the irrigation system, I would recommend visiting the museum. You can get the same information online, and the museum isn’t amazing, but it’s indoors and worth knowing about the irrigation system in this part of the
Read more
The place is not interesting but the engineering system is fantastic taking into consideration that they built this more than 2000 years ago and some are still being used today.
Read more
There is a museum to look through before you enter an enlarged area underground to view the Karez. There were so many Karez's in it's day all being fed with underground water from the mountains.
Read more
You enter from the parking lot across the street and take a pedestrian underpass to get to the museum side. The walkway to the museum building has old digging equipment and life of the ancient workers doing their jobs. The building is small but houses an interesting diorama
Read more
Nearby HotelsSee all 43 nearby hotels
Haocheng Hotel
2 reviews
3.19 miles away
Tulufan Garden Hotel
2 reviews
3.38 miles away
Jinjiang Metropolo Hotel Turpan Administrative Centre
4 reviews
3.42 miles away
Home Inn Tulufan Gaochang Road Tongluowan Squaer
1 review
3.44 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6 nearby restaurants
Guli Orchard Restaurant
3 reviews
4.51 miles away
5 reviews
4.69 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto)
225 reviews
3.79 miles away
Turpan Museum
108 reviews
4.09 miles away
Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta)
114 reviews
4.96 miles away
Frequently Asked Questions about Karez System