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. Using our custom trip planner, Turpan attractions like Flaming Mountains (Huoyan Shan) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • There‚Äôs not a lot to see here compared to other sites in Turpan - the entire site has become extremely commercialized and you can take photos of the mountains, ride camels, fly in a helicopter (not su...  more »
  • If you happen to be driving past the Flaming Mountains on the to or from somewhere, by all means pull over and take a picture or two. I wouldn't waste money on admission when you can see the same thin...  more »
  • We passed by the flaming mountain on our way to an old village in a valley nearby. There's no need to go into the designated tourist area and pay the entrance fee in my opinion. just go to another sid...  more »

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