"Urumqi - The furthest city from the sea" Top 5 Page for this destination Urumqi by victorwkf

Urumqi Travel Guide: 151 reviews and 348 photos

Part of my China silk road trip in September 2002

I would like to share with all of you some interesting things about my trip to Urumqi as part of my silk road adventure in Sep 2002.

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  • Pros:Unique culture and landscape
  • Cons:Remote location
  • Last visit to Urumqi: Sep 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2009 at 3:29 AM

    I agree the hotel is superb! And the place is nice , although very far......

  • iwys's Profile Photo
    Dec 26, 2008 at 8:52 AM

    Thank you for your interesting page, Victor. I really hope that I can spend some time in Urumqi, as I love staying in remote places.

  • May 28, 2008 at 7:48 AM

    I visited the geographical cente of the Asian continent in May 2008. It was definitely worth a visit although it was off the beaten path. The structure is beautiful and there were descriptions of all the Asian countries surrounding the iconic structure.

  • tiabunna's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2007 at 4:36 PM

    A very interesting and informative page, Victor. Maybe one day I'll get to this remote region!

  • Carmanah's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2007 at 10:32 AM

    Thanks for sharing your experiences in Urumqi! I'd love to visit Xinjiang province one day, and all I knew about Urumqi was its distance from the ocean. Now I know more about it. :)

  • budapest8's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2006 at 2:51 PM

    Your pages are really impressive! Was offered a job travelling to Urumqi, but then the sponsorship dried up so will have to wait. Spent 6 weeks in Issikul Lake back in 1991 on the other side of the Teinshan. and really love that region and people.Tim

  • mikelisaanna's Profile Photo
    Jan 28, 2006 at 1:39 PM

    We enjoyed your Urumqi page. Now we know where the center fof Asia is!

  • bpacker's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2005 at 7:11 PM

    Victor, you travel to the most unusual places! I hope to make it here one day..

  • babar_1's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2003 at 6:25 AM

    A nice little but informative page for those planning to visit Urumqi.

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Jul 23, 2003 at 7:20 AM

    I am happy to be the first one to comment on this fine page! Very well done!


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