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Yining Travel Guide

Yining is situated in the far northwest of Xinjiang in the center of the Ili River Plain. Formerly known as Ningyuan, the city was first built in 1762. It was one of nine fortified towns built along the Ili River during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Today, the city is the capital of Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. Popular attractions include the offices of a Qing dynasty military official, Shaanxi Mosque, Baidula Mosque, Huolong Cave, the Ili Grasslands and the Ili River.
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Liuxing Street

Liuxing Street

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4.8/529 Reviews
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5.5
4.5/595 Reviews
"Featured Neighborhoods"
Han Chinese Street

Han Chinese Street

5.5
4.4/5185 Reviews
"Featured Neighborhoods"
Ile River

Ile River

5.2
4.6/5125 Reviews
"Rivers"
Yining City Seascape Park

Yining City Seascape Park

4.7
4.7/527 Reviews
"City Parks"
Zisu Liren Lavender Creative Industry Park

Zisu Liren Lavender Creative Industry Park

4.6
4.5/517 Reviews
"Botanical Gardens"
Hanjia Gongzhu Memorial Hall

Hanjia Gongzhu Memorial Hall

4.4
4.4/522 Reviews
"Exhibition Halls"
"Memorial Halls"
Yi Li He Da Qiao

Yi Li He Da Qiao

4.1
4.6/550 Reviews
"Bridges"
Aleima Ski Field

Aleima Ski Field

4.1
4.5/521 Reviews
"Outdoor Skiing"
Ili Museum

Ili Museum

4.0
4.3/526 Reviews
"Exhibition Halls"
"Museums"

Where to Stay

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What to Eat

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古蘭丹姆冰激凌店

古蘭丹姆冰激凌店

2.5/545 Reviews
Avg. USD3/person
"Bakeries"
源啟烤肉9102

源啟烤肉9102

5.0/51 Reviews
Avg. USD11/person
"Barbeque"
TE FENG ZHUA FAN

TE FENG ZHUA FAN

1 Reviews
Avg. USD5/person
"Xinjiang Cuisine"
XI LOU LAN ZHUA FAN

XI LOU LAN ZHUA FAN

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Avg. USD5/person
"Xinjiang Cuisine"
烏孫奶茶館
Huoyanshan (yining)

Huoyanshan (yining)

4.5/528 Reviews
Avg. USD11/person
"Buffets"
"Afternoon Tea"
老字型大小故鄉烤肉店

老字型大小故鄉烤肉店

6 Reviews
Avg. USD4/person
"Barbeque"
薩寧音登錫伯風味餐廳

薩寧音登錫伯風味餐廳

5.0/55 Reviews
Avg. USD7/person
"Xinjiang Cuisine"
Balibeileihongbeifang

Balibeileihongbeifang

4.4/510 Reviews
Avg. USD1/person
"Bakeries"
"Afternoon Tea"
LAO TAI TAI BI ZHI JIAO MA JI

LAO TAI TAI BI ZHI JIAO MA JI

4.7/515 Reviews
Avg. USD6/person
"Xinjiang Cuisine"
Xiaogazi (yili)

Xiaogazi (yili)

5.0/53 Reviews
Avg. USD8/person
"Xinjiang Cuisine"

Yining Moments: Through Travelers' Eyes

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