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Heavenly Lake of Tianshan, Urumqi
(4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Head up to Heavenly Lake of Tianshan, a vast and scenic lake nestled high up in the mountains. Shaped into a crescent form by glacial movement, the body of water has a surface area of 4.9 sq km (1.9 sq mi), and a depth of 105 m (344 ft) at its deepest point. Designated a AAAAA scenic area by China's National Tourism Administration, the dramatic visual effect of the lake and its forested shores, backed by snowy peaks, can be seen from a number of accessible viewpoints, or during a boat trip on the lake itself. Add Heavenly Lake of Tianshan and other attractions to your Urumqi trip itinerary using our Urumqi trip itinerary maker.
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  • In the summer of twice, once in the spring went. Summer temperature of 10 ° C and cool, even in the spring Lake was covered with ice. Which season is a beautiful place.
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  • Beautiful, big pond. Surprisingly very vast! So, clean sky is not worth watching without is. The cruise ship 2, about 30 minutes. After 11 months in the frozen part way up to board the ship.
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  • It was about 2-3 drive from town. Upon arrival transferred to coaches which took another 20minutes to reach near the peak. Then we switched into "holding carts" which brought us to cable car station w...  more »