Urumqi Pictures

Urumqi is the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and the most 'inland' city in the world. With a population of two million gaily-dressed ethnic inhabitants, the city is likened to an emerald embedded at the foot of the Tianshan Mountains. Detailed information about Urumqi Travel Guide
In recent years, Urumqi City has rapidly developed its economy, industry, culture as well as tourism and transportation. The downtown area of the city has also become more and more prosperous.
Situated inside Red Hill Park, the Red Hill is considered as a landmark of Urumqi. Since the mountain is made up of purple sandstone, it looks reddish brown, hence the name Red Hill.
As the biggest Islamic mosque in Urumqi, Shaanxi Grand Mosque is situated in the northern end of Jianzhong Road.
In Mongolian 'Urumqi' means 'beautiful pastures'. The Southern Pastures just lies in the suburb area of Urumqi, about 75 kilometers (about 46 miles) away from the city.
The well-known Tianchi Lake of Xinjiang is located in the middle of Bogda Peak, which is 110 kilometers (68 miles) east of Urumqi City. In summer, the beautiful lake is an ideal cool resort, where visitors can enjoy boating on the lake.
Tianshan Mountain is a huge mountain located in the central area of Asia, stretching through the middle part of Xinjiang and reaching to Kazakhstan in the west.
There are more than 50,000 items in this museum, displaying the local culture including costumes, religion, marriage customs and festivals.

It is the largest bazaar in the world gathering Islamic culture, building, ethnic trade, entertainment and catering. It is the assembly place and exhibition center of Xinjiang tourist products.

- Last modified on Jul. 06, 2017 -
Questions & Answers on Urumqi Pictures
Asked by Gulshan from INDIA | Sep. 15, 2013 12:06Reply
Hi, I am an Indian & I visit to meet my friend in Tashkent. Is there any bus or train service from Urumqi to Tashkent.
If yes, how much journey time is required.
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Answered by Nick from XINJIANG | Sep. 22, 2013 03:07

I'm afraid there is no bus service between, but you can travel for the journey by direct plane.
Asked by Fatima from SAUDI ARABIA | Dec. 23, 2012 07:34Reply
How can I travel from Urumqi to Kushar area ?
Do u have a direct flights, or should I use the train?? What is the distance and the time.
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Answered by Gloria | Dec. 25, 2012 21:50

Do you mean Kashgar, Xinjiang? If so, it is 1,470-1,480km by road between the two places.
There are direct flights to Kashgar. It takes less than 2h for the journey.
Train running between takes more than 24h.
Asked by guest from PAKISTAN | Jul. 07, 2011 11:21Reply
how much cost and time would it take by train or road to reach beijing from urumqi
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Answered by Carl from CHINA | Jul. 07, 2011 20:21

It takes 1d09h29m to reach Beijing by train, and the ticket fare is CNY874 for soft sleeper and CNY569 for hard sleeper. Not sure about the duration of the bus, only know that the ticket price is around CNY400.
Asked by Mr.Kirill | Nov. 16, 2010 22:33Reply
I want to go at first : Urumqi-Zhengzhou, and then Zhengzhou-Guangzhou on soft-slippers.
How math it cost?
Thank you very mutch...
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Answered by Mr.Chang | Nov. 17, 2010 02:15

The soft sleeper to Zhengzhou takes about rmb880, and from Zhengzhou to Guangzhou no more than rmb550. You may check by yourself at China Train(https://www.travelchinaguide.com/china-trains/)
Asked by Mr.ali raza from UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Jul. 20, 2009 10:32Reply
i m working in United Arab Emirates.i want to visit urumqi for one week.i m pakistani nationality holder.how is the visit visa process from UAE.thenks and reguards Ali Raza
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Answered by Mr.pergf from UH | Jul. 20, 2009 21:08

Hi, you can find whatever you want here: https://www.travelchinaguide.com/embassy/visa.htm
Answered by Mr.ali raza from UNITED ARAB EMIRATS | Jul. 24, 2009 13:31

my fiancy studying there in xin jiang madical university.so i want to visit the city to meet my fiancy thanks
Answered by Mr.sally from USA | Jul. 25, 2009 21:30

Really, so you should not tell her in advance and then give she a big surprise and i think she must be quite happy.
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