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This place is huge and it is definitely advised to join the buggy tour for RMB 30 per head. Including the buggy the price per person is RMB 100 which is a bit high for what you see. There are lots of ruins but unfortunately...More
We have visited 2 ruins in this area. This is a less well preserved site. The site is massive and there will be a buggy to take you around. It will make 3 stops.
History wise, this site is interesting. However, it does require a...More
You can choose either jiaoher or gaochang. They are quite the same. Just pick one place. The site was the ancient city. I spent 2 hr here. Take the shuttle service as the place was quite big. You are not able to walk around.
Built in the 1st century BC, this site was an important resting ground / transportation hub along the silk road. During the Han Dynasty, the city was used as a garrison for Chinese soldiers and you could find the general's larger & more elaborate dwelling...More
The site is huge and even taking a mini bus around wasn't enough time.
It's all ruins with most of the city totally flattened because of the cultural revolution but the sizes of the ruined buildings alone can let you imagine what it would have...More
We visited these ruins a couple weeks after the Chinese national holiday and the day after we saw Jiaohe. Compared to Jioahe, there is a lot more destruction, and more imagination required. There is a lot of open space inside the city walls, but the...More