Attractions

Top Choice Tomb in Hāmì

Hāmì Kings Mausoleum

The chief reason to visit Hāmì is for this wonderfully serene complex of tombs containing the nine generations of Hāmì kings who ruled the region from 1697 to 1930. The blue- and green-tiled main tomb is the resting…
Lake in Hāmì

Barkol Lake

If the summer heat of Hāmì is unbearable, take a day trip out to the cooler climes of Barkol Lake (Bālǐkūn Hú), on the north side of the Tiān Shān. Kazakh herders set up their yurts here in summer and offer horse ri…
Museum in Hāmì

Hāmì Museum

Across from the Hāmì Kings Mausoleum, this mildly interesting three-floor museum spotlights mummies and dinosaurs found in the region, including several impressively preserved fossilised nests of dinosaur eggs, and,…
Museum in Hāmì

Kumul Muqam Heritage Centre

The extraordinary exterior of this eye-catching building is perhaps its most impressive feature, and is well worth checking out as it's next to the main museum in Hāmì. Inside, the large display focuses specifically…