China Travel Destination Urumqi


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Urumqi is the capital city of Xinjiang; for tourism, it normally serves as the transportation hub, has direct flights with all the important cities, and High-Speed train with most of the cities in northwest China.

For luxury travelers, there are international brand hotels like Hilton and Grand Mercure in town, and the local brand Wanda Vista is also an excellent option.


urumqi tourist attractions

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Xinjiang Museum

Xinjiang Museum is the only provincial comprehensive museum in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and the largest cultural relics collection protection, scientific research, publicity, and education institution in Xinjiang.

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International Grand Bazaar

The Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar is an Islamic bazaar in Urumuqi, Xinjiang. It is the largest bazaar in the world by scale, combining Islamic culture, architecture, ethnic commerce, tourism, and entertainment.

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Hongshan Park

Hongshan Park is in the center of Urumqi and is named after a 1391-meter-high mountain inside it. It has the best panoramic view of the city.

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Nanshan Pasture

Located 75 km to the south of Urumqi, Nanshan Pasture is the most significant Kazakh dwelling area near Urumqi. If you travel to Xinjiang with limited time to go to Altay and Yili, the best place to enjoy the Kazakh customs and pasture scenery is visiting the Nanshan Pasture.

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Tianchi Lake

Tianchi Lake is an alpine lake in Xinjiang, Northwest China. The name Tianchi literally means Heavenly Lake which lies on the north side of the Bogda Mountain and range of the Tian Shan Mountain.

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Tianshan Grand Canyon

Located 50 km to the south of Urumqi, Tianshan Grand Canyon almost covers all Xinjiang’s natural scenery except deserts which makes it a living museum of nomadism before farming civilization of the human beings. If you travel to Xinjiang with limited time to go to Altay and Yili, the best place to enjoy the natural scenery is visiting Tianshan Grand Canyon and the Tianchi Lake.

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Jiangbulak Scenic Area

Jiangbulak Scenic Area is located in the southern mountainous area of ​​Banjiegou Town, Qitai County, Xinjiang. The unique geographical location gives her beautiful and colorful natural scenery.

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Kalamaili Nature Reserve

Mountain Kalamaili Ungulate Nature Reserve (Kalamaili means “black earth” in Kazakh,), also spelled Kalamaili Nature Reserve, is a nature reserve in Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China, targeting preserving the wildlife and natural vegetations in the arid steppe ecosystem.

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