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Flaming Mountains (Huoyan Shan), Turpan

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Visit Flaming Mountains (Huoyan Shan) to find yourself in the hottest place in China. An arid land with almost no vegetation, the 831 m (2,726 ft) tall red-colored mountain reaches surface temperatures of 70 C (158 F) during summer. The area's top attraction is a giant thermometer, an ideal backdrop for a few snapshots of this dry and scorching place. To visit Flaming Mountains (Huoyan Shan) and get the most from your holiday in Turpan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Turpan itinerary builder.
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  • When we went, the weather was great. Sunny, not foggy. We got to take great shots in various areas of the mountain and would even stop in the middle of the highway. Everyone would do this! There were ...  more »
  • It is a red sand stone mountain. One of the Silk Road stop in the ancient time. The one you must see is the big thermometer that standing up there. Otherwise, that's not really worth to go over there.  more »
  • Hot evening sightseeing. Direction of the Flaming mountains landscape is not a sunset is one way the sinking was not.
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