The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Museum was established in the spring of 1953 in the People’s Park in Urumchi City . Anew museum was later built in 1962 at a new site on Xibei Lu. The building occupies a space of 11,000 square meters and is built in a modern style enhanced by local architectural features. The central dome
In the middle of Bogda Peak , 110 km (68miles) east of Urumqi , nestles Heavenly Lake . Covering 4.9 square kilometers (1.89 square miles), this crescent-shaped lake deserves its name, Pearl of Heavenly Mountain ( Tianshan Mountain ). With melted snow as its source, Heavenly Lake enjoys crystal water.
South Mountain Scenic Spot is located to the south of Urumqi on the northern foot of Karawuquntag Mountain which is part of Tianshan Mountain. It is about 75, approximately 2 hours driving distance to Urumqi.
Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar is Islamic architectural style Bazaar, was built in 2003. It was built Muslim Style combined with distinctive Uyghur style. The Grand Bazaar consists of No.1 Sighting-Seeing Tower, Erdaoqiao Mosque, Banquet-Performance Grand Theatre, Merry Square and Sunny Walking Street.
Red Hill (Hongshan) is situated at the centre of Urumqi city to the east of Urumqi River at the Red Hill Park. It is considered the symbol of Urumqi. Red Hill at Red Hill Park is 1.5 km’s long from east to west, 1 km’s wide with a average elevation of 910 meters above the sea level. Its dominant