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The Terracotta Army

The Terracotta Army

The Terracotta Army Museum lie 1.5 km east to the Tomb of Qin First Emperor. The Terracotta Army figures lie underground for more than 2000 years. Every figure differs from those around in facial features and expressions, clothing, hairstyle, gesture. The horsemen, the longbow bearers, the archers, the senior officers and generals were positioned in strict accordance with the ancient directives on the art of war. » Read More

Jiayuguan Pass

Jiayuguan Pass

The Jiayuguan Pass was one of great strategic importance. The existing Jiayuguan Pass walls were built in the time of Ming Dynasty. The construction of these walls began in 1372. It was not until 1539 that the they became a complete defense system, which had three defense lines, the entrenchment, the outer wall, and the inner wall. The inner wall is 10.7 meters high and encloses a city section of about 25,000 square meters. » Read More

Labrang Temple

Labrang Temple

The Temple of Labrang was established by Jiangmuyang who was the first local living Buddha in the year AD1710. The whole building is uncommonly resplendent and towering. The Temple is very colorful. The designs of its colors are suited best and the Temple is setting off by the blue sky on the tableland clearly and seems attractively holy. The black cloth covers are drifting and waving with wind in the sky. » Read More

Mogao Grottoes

Mogao Grottoes

The Mogao Grottoes are situated about 25 kilometers southeast of the city of Dunhuang, in present-day Gansu Province. The Mogao Grottoes are inarguably the most famous grottoes in China, and are considered the greatest treasure-trove of Buddhist art found anywhere in the world. They have also been praised as "a glittering pearl that adorns the Silk Road", a reference to the fact that Dunhuang. » Read More

Slik Road Scenery Map

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All Attractions on the Way of the Silk Road

Province City Attractions
Terracotta Army, Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower, more Xi'an attractions
Taer Monastery, Qinghai Lake and Bird Island, more Xining attractions
Maji Mountain, Fu Xi Temple, Dadiwan Site, more Tianshui attractions
Water wheel Garden, White Pagoda Hill Park, more Lanzhou attractions
Bronze Bell at Dayun Temple, Desert Park, more Wuwei attractions
Langmu Temple, The Temple of Labrang, more Xiahe attractions
Zhangye Danxia Landform, Mati Temple Grotto , More Zhangye Attractions
Jiayuguan Pass, Heshan Stone Carvings, Fresco Tombs of Wei and Jin Dynasty, more Jiayuguan attractions
Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang Museum, Crescent Lake, more Dunhuang attractions
Wubao Ancient Tomb Complex, Balikun Lake, Beacon Tower on the Silk Road , more Hami attractions
Astana Tombs, Ayding Lake, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, more Turpan attractions
Heavenly Lake, Red Hill Park (Hongshan Park), Southern Pasture, more Urumqi attractions
Ancient City of Loulan, Tianmen Pass, more Korla attractions
Qiuci Ancient City Ruins, Grand Kuqu Mosque, more Kuqu attractions
Kezier Thousand Buddhist Caves, Senmusamu Thousand Buddha Grottoes,more Aksu Attraction
The Ruins of Ancient Niya, Ruins of Rewake Buddha Temple, Yingerlike Desert, more Hotian attractions
Abakh Khoja Tomb, Kashgar Old Town, Fruits Garden, more Kashgar Attraction

Shangri-la Express Luxury Train Tours

In tradition of the famed Orient Express, the Shangri-la Express is luxury, privately owned hotel train traveling the route of the caravans of the ancient Silk Road. Commencing 1985 the Shangri-la Express provides the first leg – Beijing to Urumqi. The Shangri-la Express offers the perfect way to see this magnificent country in comfort and style. More about Shangri-la Express»

Shangri-la Express Luxury Train Tours

Silk Road Adventure Tours

The Tracks of Marco Polo Tour

The Tracks of Marco Polo Tour

Destination: XianLanzhou → Xiahe → WuweiZhangyeJiayuguanDunhuangTurpanUrumqiKashgar
Duration: 17 days
Feature: Early traders blazed a trail from Europe to the orient world and found exotic treasures and peoples. Try to explore yourself for the treasures and cultures on the trail.
Price: from $ 3264
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Silk Route Adventure & Golden Triangle Tour

Silk Route Adventure & Golden Triangle Tour

Destination: BeijingXianDunhuangTurpanUrumqiKashgarShanghai
Duration: 15 days
Feature: Looking for adventure, you've found it! We combine the spectacular Bund, Great Wall, Forbidden City and Entombed Warrior with the mysterious sights, sounds & smells of China's Silk Road.
Price: from $ 3765
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