Highlights of Turpan

Turpan, China

Discover the natural beauty and rich history of Turpan as you visit the sites of Flaming Mountain, the ruins of Gao Chang and Bezeklik Caves.

Travel to Flaming Mountain, made famous by the legend of Journey to the West. Visit the ruins of Gao Chang, an ancient Silk Road garrison town and be taken around by donkey cart to visit the temples within the town. Drop by the Bezeklik Caves, whose name means "a beautifully decorated area" in Uyghur language, a complex of Buddhist grottos dating back to as early as the 5th century.

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