Emin Hoja, a Turpan general, founded this splendid Afghan-style structure in 1777. Also known as Sūgōng Tǎ after Emin’s son Suleiman,...
There are several mosques in town. The most active of them, City Mosque , is on the western outskirts about 3km from the town centre.
John’s Information Café
This backpacker refuge has a quiet location in the backyard of the Tǔlǔfān Bīnguǎn. Western and Chinese dishes are offered and the...
Turpan Museum information
Xīnjiāng’s second-largest museum houses a rich collection of relics recovered from archaeological sites across the Turpan Basin, and there are also dinosaur fossils and a couple of local mummies. Pop in here before signing up for a tour; the photos of nearby sites might help you decide which ones to visit.