Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Turpan travel - Chinese tourism scenic spots

Regardless of Turpan Gucheng division, is on the ancient Silk Road city, located in central Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, North Hill the next day with the neighboring city of Urumqi. Turpan has a long history, beautiful magic, since the Han dynasty has been the region of the Western Regions of China's political, economic and cultural center on the Silk Road city. Since the Ming Dynasty, said from Turpan, in Xinjiang after the reunification of the Qing Dynasty set up the Office of Turpan Zhili. In December 1984, the State Council's approval to build the city of the county evacuated. The whole city area of 15,738 square kilometers. There Uygur, Han, Hui, Kazakhstan, Russia, Manchu, Zhuang, Miao, and other 24 ethnic Uighur which accounted for 71% of the total population.

Turpan is located in the Turpan Basin, known as "Fire Island." Due to this unique feature of the climate, rich in grape, watermelon, such as fruit, is the world famous "Grape City." Turpan in which a nuclear-free white grape famous at home and abroad, with its dry-grapes With a high sugar content, vitamin C, dark green color of the characteristics of varieties of raisins in the world, can be treasures.

  Apart from the Turpan fragrance of honey over fruit and grapes, unusual topography and scenery of national conditions and customs, and many historical sites, the only national-level autonomous regions and the focus of cultural relics There are 14 intensive care unit. A shower more than two thousand years had survived the ups and downs of Changli, cross river, Old City, after the wind changes the color of the Thousand-Buddha Cave Creek Bozi murals, possession of the Millennium Mummy's Tomb Astana group, the unique structure of the Islamic architecture of the Qing Dynasty Su Gong Tower, "Journey to the West" that is full of legendary myth Huoyanshan, the great man-made underground rivers Karez, where grape vineyards girl touching love songs, distinctive flavor of "Bazaar" style, Putao Jia under the customs of the Uygur strong singing and dancing, as well as unparalleled anywhere in the world since 2400 million years ago giant Rhinoceros fossils, so that the Turpan to become a renowned ancient cultural and historical heritage of To melt and "Fire Island" and "Island Wind" and "sand" and "Oasis" as one of the History of Physical Geography.

Turpan has 70 kinds of ancient cultural relics in many, including the original site to modern times, the Old City site, the group of ancient tombs, grottoes Temple, Feng Sui post, and so on rock paintings, including 5 of the National Heritage point unit. Tens of thousands of archaeological finds, accurate figures have been difficult to statistics, many diaspora overseas, kept in Germany, Japan, Russia, Britain, India, Korea, the United States and other countries of the museum, these relics in behalf of the Silk Road cultural relics Silk fabric has an important and historical value of the most ancient instruments Well-known.

Xinjiang Karez unique, especially in Turpan, there are as many as 1100, the total length of over 5000 kilometers. This is a very special irrigation system. In order to reduce evaporation, use of local people on the ground floor of this water way, the underground drilling, to see water trickling in slowly in culverts ?. It is said that the longest Karez 8 km, with the ventilation unearthed as many as 300 vertical well, very difficult! So, is the Karez Turpan, Xinjiang is also the life of. It is interesting that just Karez in the Silk Road that year, including Iran, Turkmenistan and China's Xinjiang, Gansu , Shaanxi and other places, is almost certain that it is related to the Silk Road. As this technology Karez from where the West? Central Plains? Local? There are different theories, it is estimated that the possibility of Turpan's largest.

Turpan, Xinjiang is an important tourist city. It combines the ancient civilization and modern style, with its charming and Of Hong Kong, simple and warm personality with a unique charm, so that those who swim away, life-long memory.

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