Turpan Travel Guide - Brief Information on Turpan

Turpan region is located at the center of XinJiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, about 150 km southeast of Urumqi- Xinjiang's capital and in between Tianshan East mountain basin and Turpan basin. Turpan city is the economic, political and cultural center of Turpan region that consists of Turpan city, Shanshan County and Tokson County.Situated at an elevation of 30 meters above sea level, Turpan is a Warm Temperate Zone with a Continental Drought Desert climate.. January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 18.46 degrees Fahrenheit and July is the warmest with an average temperature of 90.5 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time to visit Turpan is in July, August and September.

Turpan has a long history with the Turpan oasis as a crucial point along the Northern Silk Road and played an important role...Turpan otherwise known as Turfan or Tulupan in Chinese is a tourist city for its many places of interest, including Gaochang Ruins, Grape Valley, Flaming Hill, Karez Well and many other historic and natural tourist sites.Urumqi airport which is not far from Turpan connects the region with many other cities at home and abroad. Turpan boasts off a fine railroad for local travelers. Urban construction that brought new changes to Turpan, built a unique combination of minority groups civilization and modern city.

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Set out in a desert with mild tones of brown and occasionally with green patches, Turpan reminds you of Arabia. It is also the main tourist place in Xinjiang. As most of the people are Muslims, here you can experience a culture and a life style quite
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Turpan, situated in the eastern part of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is one of the important locations on the ancient Silk Road. Due to its historical importance, plenty of historical monuments and attractions are found in this area. Important at

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