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Address: 11 Km Northeast of Turpan, Turpan 838000, China
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Stunning Cool Oasis

What a lovely relief from the hot summer temperatures of the Turpan Depression. Covering over 220 hectares, more than 300 tons of raisins are produced here each year. As well as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cookie993
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Broadbeach, Australia

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Broadbeach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely relief from the hot summer temperatures of the Turpan Depression. Covering over 220 hectares, more than 300 tons of raisins are produced here each year. As well as grapes there are peach, apricot, apple and pomegranate trees. Fed by melt snow from the nearby Tian Shan mountains it is proof that all the desert needs is water.

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We went there during the grape festival, which supposedly is the most interesting time of the year, It is basically catered for average Chinese tourists and the money you pay is wasted on artificial plastic statues and people trying to see you all kinds of boring things, Do not go !!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

An opportunity to visit a family that grew grapes and processed into sun dried raisins. At the end of the visit, there were raisins for sale. The price was higher than in the market. However, the money goes directly to the farmer. A way to improve the living standard of the Uighur family.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

All in all a pretty touristy set up with not too much of interest. I cannot stress strongly enough to avoid tasting the wine at all costs unless you enjoy the taste of bleach mixed with cheap vodka

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Thank Luke W
Beijing, China
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Avoid this AAAAA chinese tourism board rated attraction. It is designed for Chinese mass tourists. There is nothing worth seeing or doing here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Grape Valley is an ordinary vineyard like we found in California or Barossa Valley in Adelaide, australia. The difference is the involvement of local farmers, mostly Uyghur in the system. I liked visiting the farmers' houses. The houses were unique, grapes were also grown in the house yard and the grape trees were used to cover the yard like as... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The GRAPE VALLEY is certainly a MUST for the tourists living in countries without vines !!! The attraction is included in all tours in TURPAN. The best season to visit is around JUNE-AUGUST, as this is the season for the grapes. There many varieties of grapes and raisins on sales on the tourists sites. However, refrain buying grapes or raisins... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The grape valley is a place where grow a lot of grapes, figs, and many other fruits famous in xing jiang. I lot of shops selling you their produce, a spot you can consider if you have time.

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Shanghai, China
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you have ever been to the Grape Farms of Europe, South Africa, Australia or the USA - don't go here - you will be very disappointed. There is a very high entrance fee to see grapes growing in the tourist trap. Although the grapes are the table grape variety and not the wine variety, there is a small wine... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Although I visited many years ago now I was amazed by this green valley in an otherwise desert region. Flowing water along streets with grapes growing overhead. Not tempted by the boiled sheeps heads at the night market!

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