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Turpan Attractions

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Attractions in Turpan

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Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves
Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves
Bezeklik Thousand-Buddha Caves is situated at the north bank of Muzat River in Turpan, a collection of retreats once inhabited by Buddhist monks, as well as the imperial monasteries for local emperor during the Gaochang Kingdom and Tang Dynasty.
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Flaming Mountain
Flaming Mountain
Flaming Mountains are situated in the north of Turpan Basin. It were made famous in Chinese literature by the classic novel Journey to the West. The story is about the monk Xuan Zang and his followers who traveled west in search of the Buddhist sutra. The mountains seem to be on fire in the burning sun and become a purplish-brown color.
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Astana Graves
Astana Graves
To the northwest of the Gaochang Ruins lies the Astana Graves (Asitana Gumuqun), where the dead of Gaochang were buried. Astana means "capital" in Uygur and Karakhoja is the name of a legendary hero of the ancient Uygur Kingdom who removed the evils from the people by killing a vicious dragon.
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Gaochang Ancient Ruins
Gaochang Ancient Ruins
It was the capital of Uighurs when they moved into the Xinjiang Region from Mongolia in the 9th century. Gaocheng Ancient City became a major staging post on the silk road as a Buddhist center and printing center during the Tang Dynasty.
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Explore Northern Silk Road Tour from $545.00
The Silk Road is a series of trade and cultural transmission routes that were central to cultural interaction through regions of the Asian continent connecting East and West Asia by linking traders, merchants etc. during various periods of time.
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Silk Road Culture Travel from $2,252.00
The Silk Road covers exotic places like Urumqi, Kashgar, Turpan, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Lanzhou & Xian. For those who interested in Silk Road history and tours with cultural aspects this is a right selection.
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