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Uygur Ancient Village

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very authentic

this village is very authentic and a must see to absorb the traditions and culture of the uygur... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zichron Yaakov, Israel
Window to the past

The little town, with its adobe house and portals seems stopped in time. Many of the houses have... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Ashdod, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this village is very authentic and a must see to absorb the traditions and culture of the uygur contry people

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NATHAN1909
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The little town, with its adobe house and portals seems stopped in time. Many of the houses have the beds on the ceilings to sleep because of the heat. From the highest point there is a wonderful view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mogolan
Reviewed 21 October 2018

There are nothing much to see in the village, it is like specially created to have some tourist revenue. Near the entrance we get to see dried melons and raisins. They are leave in the open and exposed. So we told ourselves, better to stop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tan_WeeKee
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I was traveling solo this afternoon, with my Uyghur driver. He dropped me off at Tuyok village, where I showed my passport, paid my fee, then stepped into the ancient town. Aside from a few people enjoying the outdoor cafe at the entrance (including my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We spend a few hours in this village And it is a delight to see some old architecture and the simple life people live. The village has dried fruits to buy And you can have a simple lunch here. Walking along the village there are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank EastmeetsWestAB
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Pretty far from Turpan - access only with a private driver. Small village with its special atmosphere - not many tourists. Very peaceful! Beautiful mosque - unfortunately closed. reasonable price - 30 RMB per person (no student discounts).

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AleksandraM866
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went during the low season so everything was closed. We ate at a family run pseudo restaurant. No menu really. They just served us handpulled noodles with a vegetable mix as topping. Very fresh. We were also served their own raisins and some bread...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank wt1986
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Very quiet and out of the way, this little village is full of lovely friendly people who are happy to say hello as they go about their day. We were invited into a home and had a feast of grapes and watermelon by the kindest...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank bean802
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It doesn't matter how it is supposed to be spelt, it was a wonderful walk about to discover local culture, old buildings, deserted areas, beautiful cemeteries and grape vineyard. Get lost but try to be safe.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank TOsunnyfirst
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Almost no visitors, the village invites a very authentic flair of Uyghur village life. People are incredibly friendly (as in all of Turpan). With Turpan being a fairly small place, this village can be easily packed into the two day tour with a driver. Would...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Christo02
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