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Dabancheng Wind Power Station

Dabancheng District, Urumqi 830039, China
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Unusual drive by site

This is a big wind farm and shows you ohow much renewables take root in China. If you travel from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul C
Its huge

We passed by the entire farm on our way from Turpan to Urumqi. It's huge! Spread out along the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
wt1986
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Bacolod, Philippines
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good67%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Unusual drive by site”
6 Nov 2017
“Its huge”
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Dabancheng District, Urumqi 830039, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a big wind farm and shows you ohow much renewables take root in China. If you travel from Urumqi to Turpan or the other way round you surely will be pretty impressed with it. Otherwise you are not going to make an effort...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We passed by the entire farm on our way from Turpan to Urumqi. It's huge! Spread out along the valley, it was rows upon rows of wind turbine. Our guide said it was the biggest one there is. It isn't any effort at all to...More

Thank wt1986
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Dabancheng Wind Power Station is a neat place for a quick stop on the drive to Turpan (and the return too I suppose). We stopped for a few minutes here recently to admire the gigantic wind turbines generating immense amounts of power for the...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This site is located in the side of the highway. It's a really accessible by cars. But public transport sport might be difficult. I visited/passed by this place multiple times. It's a good photo spot. I wouldnt recommend visiting this place during a hot summer...More

1  Thank Mustafa K
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I didn't even know this existed. Went past this on the way to Turpan from Urumqi. It certainly was something that grabbed my attention. I wouldn't say i would go out my way to stop to take photos. But if I had my own car...More

1  Thank Rene B
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Doesn't look like much at first, but then slowly you realise as your car keeps going that these rows and rows of windmills were not going to end anytime soon. The magnificent scale of the wind farm is THE attraction. We stopped the car to...More

Thank Saradala
Reviewed 23 August 2015

A vast wind farming along the toll road. Happy to know that sustainable eco-friendly sources of energy is used to electrify the city. The wind farm can be reached on the eastern side of the City Urumqi, on the way to Turpan.

Thank Aji H
Reviewed 22 June 2013

There is not much to see which you cannot take in with one sweep of the landscape, 700 windmills is quite the sight. Warning! do not go in the roadside toilets there, you will have nightmares!!

2  Thank Reece V
Reviewed 4 June 2013

You can hardly miss this on the road from Urumqi to Turpan but I would not go out of my way to visit it. I'm not convinced the building here is the Australian Pavilion from Shanghai Expo - if it is then it is the...More

1  Thank xingming
Reviewed 10 May 2013

The wind farm is impressive. I understand the largest in Asia. It was started by the Danish and then developed into a joint venture and now a Chinese owned operation. The Turpan highway goes straight through it so if you are on that road, stop...More

1  Thank suriChristchurch
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