Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto), Turpan

Discover one of the world's hidden wonders at Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto), a 2,300-year-old strategic fortress that stands as the best-preserved earthen city in the world today. Walk the enormous area of 220,000 sq m (2,368,168 sq ft) to unravel the history of the former Cheshi State capital. Stroll down the ancient main street, which separated the city into three parts (commoners, aristocrats, and clergy) to reach the Buddhist temple. Along the way, you can recognize the common households, which were low buildings, while the buildings for the wealthy stood high.The site can get very hot, so don't forget to bring sunscreen and wear appropriate clothing. Put Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto) at the forefront of your travel plans using our Turpan travel route builder app .
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  • September 27, 2017
    It is an ancient town full of history and archaeological findings Before you go into the ruins, there is a model built showing its strategic location on top of the hill surrounded by river One can ide...  more »
  • September 12, 2017
    There may be other places like this in China, but I haven't seen them. This place felt like a land out of time and was a hauntingly quiet place in the middle of the Chinese desert. There's little refu...  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    A Loess, 殘 some walls and foundations, Zhan without any cover on the road where yin, but can see that the Bible in the future this fan Grand Formosa Regent hot NAO, look no further, here in an empty desert of 曠 Huang Wu, who we find traces of this so hot Luo.
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  • May 3, 2017
    Not much to see, but much to learn, for girls can dress up as local and get photo shoot
  • May 27, 2017
    Definitey the place to feel Indiana Jones :-)
  • June 23, 2017
    Ancient city of Jiaohe is the world's oldest and largest, and the most well-preserved Adobe buildings of the city, is the most complete urban China more than 2000 years remains.
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  • June 13, 2017
    見證歷史的變遷,人文景觀豐富,故事動人心弦。
  • January 20, 2017
    無人古城一座,冬天去的時候也不太冷

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