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Flaming Mountains (Huoyan Shan), Turpan

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Geologic Formation Mountain
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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  • Once you know you are at the hotesd spot in China you can spend your money in various tourist activities...and follow your way.  more »
  • If you want to see Flaming Mountains, the mountain is open wide where you can have a look without paying any fee when you visit any villages out of Turpan. The attraction is merely a park displaying c...  more »
  • Even if one is familiar with the story of "Journey to the West" and the monkey king, it would not be worth it to pay to go inside the tourist trap with sculptures and a giant mountain range that can b...  more »

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