Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan), Urumqi

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Discover the history, culture, and ethnic diversity of the region at Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan), home to one of the best preserved and oldest mummies in the world--the “Loulan beauty.” The museum boasts 21 naturally mummified remains of men and women, including lovers and generals. Start your visit by examining the large map of Xinjiang in the main hall, then walk down the long corridor displaying rugs and skulls found buried in the desert along the Silk Road route. As you explore the museum, look for the 10,000-year-old fossil of a human head. The museum's collection boasts over 50,000 items that provide an insight into the history and lifestyles of the people of this region, including the 12 local minorities. Among the displays, see traditional clothing, tools, pottery, iron and bronze wares, coins, weapons, and historical writings, as well as replicas of traditional homes. Using our online itinerary creator, Urumqi attractions like Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Be surprised as to what you find in this private museum Silicified woods, rare Fergana horses, meteorites and most remarkable the horses paintings.  more »
  • There many collection in this museum, historical relics, display of ancient corpses, exhibition relating to folk customs and 12 minorities that live in Xinjiang. There is just alot to see and informat...  more »
  • To know the beauty of the Western culture, here is the most convenient and save time and effort to focus on the good place to learn the culture of the western regions of the charm, mysterious and chic, in the Xinjiang Museum.
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