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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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  • Was with a tour group and we reached early in the morning around 9ish to avoid the hordes of tourists and the merciless hot sun. I would say it’s a place where most Chinese would be able to relate eas...  more »
  • It really is not worth the time in getting out to the so called "Flaming Mountain". The mountain itself is pretty bland, and the purpose in getting tourists there is to sell them entry into the park a...  more »
  • This is a tourist trap. Flaming Mountain is famous because it was featured 8n a classic Chinese novel, but there really is nothing here. The admission fees are a rip-off. Nearby, there is the Flaming ...  more »