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About Changji

Changji is located in the northern foothills of the Tian Shan at the southern edge of the Dzungarian Basin. Changji is home to many national-level tourist attractions, such as the Heavenly Lake and the famous ruins of the Beijing Protectorate, which dates back to the history of the western regions of the Han Dynasty when it was founded. Then there are the 3000-year-old primeval reproduction worship rock paintings at Kangjia Shimenzi, located in Hutubi County. The prefecture is home to cultural and natural marvels such as dinosaur fossil excavation sites, fossil assemblages from ancient forests, Mingsha Mountain, and pristine diversiform-leaved poplar forests. Famous attractions include Liuhuanggou Mineral Springs, the Dushi Scenic Area, Jinchang Park, Changji Old City, and Dafo Temple.

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Tianshan Tianchi (“Heavenly Mountain” and “Heavenly Lake”) National Park
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Tianshan Tianchi is a quintessential attraction in Xinjiang. The park is located within Fukang, Changji Prefecture, about 110 kilometers from the Xinjiang capital of Ürümqi. Tourists from many other places who visit the park set out from Ürümqi. The surface of Tianchi Lake reflects the cloud-wreathed Bogda Peak. From mid-November until late March, the scenic area holds the “Tianshan Tianchi Ice and Snow Festival.” During this time, guests can go to nearby ski slopes to enjoy skiing and other ice- and snow-related activities.

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Jiangbulak is in Kazakh, meaning the source of holy water. She has gathered the spirit of the Tianshan Mountains, and melted many beautiful legends here. The peaks corresponds to the water surface, and the dense forests match with white snow, presenting holy natural scenery. The beautiful Jiangbulak, especially the idyllic scenery attracts the attention of many tourists.

Tianshan Mountains
187 Reviews

Tianshan is a large mountain range in central Asia, spanning several countries in the region. The section that lies in China passes through the middle of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. There are a number of famous tourist destinations in the Xinjiang region of the Tianshan Mountains, including Bogda Peak, where the snow never melts, and Tianchi, a pool of water formed by the melting of ice and snow in the mountains. There are a variety of precious birds and animals in the mountains, thriving in the unique habitats formed by the peaks and valleys of the mountains.

"Back to the Silk Road" Performance
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A mystical journey to two-thousand-year civilization along the ancient Silk Road. "Back to the Silk Road" is a large-scale indoor live-action folk song and dance performance produced by the Xinjiang Grand Theater, which is divided into four parts, namely, Great Love, Soul of Jade, Life and Love in the Grassland. Based on the western regions' splendid culture and historical allusions, multi-ethnic songs and dances and the art of acrobatics are gathered together, and various performance forms such as the stage play, acrobatics and water ballet are combined. Modern high-tech virtual reality art is applied to create the dreamlike stage atmosphere, presenting a strong audio-visual shock.

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