There are several mosques in town. The most active of them, City Mosque , is on the western outskirts about 3km from the town centre.
Built to honor Turpan general Emin Hoja, this splendid 44m-high mud-brick structure, built 1777–78, is the tallest minaret in China....
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, including 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.