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Tianshan Tianchi Lake

Within Tianshan Scenic Resort, Urumqi 830002, China
+86 400 870 6110
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Formerly known as Yaochi (Jade Lake), it is guarded by the stately peaks and offers a spectacular sight.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“the bus” (28 reviews)
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Within Tianshan Scenic Resort, Urumqi 830002, China
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+86 400 870 6110
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"boat ride"
in 13 reviews
"the bus"
in 28 reviews
"chinese tourists"
in 11 reviews
"tianchi lake"
in 18 reviews
"day trip"
in 13 reviews
"people's park"
in 10 reviews
"cable car"
in 7 reviews
"scenic spots"
in 4 reviews
"walk up"
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"snow capped mountains"
in 4 reviews
"national park"
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"north side"
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"blue water"
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"mountain top"
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"half an hour"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"freezing cold"
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This lake is comforting with its clean water, air and nice surrounding. I visited the lake in July 2017. It was a bit hot and crowded but worth going there. One can spend the whole day. There are places you can have food and drink.

Thank Talip K
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

It is a lovely lake. But it takes more than an hour to get there (to be fair any site in that area takes an hour or two to get to because Xinjiang is a huge place). Thousands of Chinese tourists are there because it...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Having spent an enjoyable afternoon at the lake, I really don't understand why some of the reviews are so bad. The day we went it had snowed and flurried on and off. Everything was fresh with beautiful white powder sprinkled on it. The day was...More

Thank Geonannie
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This makes for a very good day trip from Urumqi. It just is a bit of a drive so really is an all day kind of thing to enjoy. Picnic lunch to enjoy while gazing at the lake is what I suggest.

Thank TheTravelPirate
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The heavenly lake wasn't part of my original itinerary but since we arrived late October and snow had started falling in the region. Some roads have been closed. Our guide told us bayanbulak grasslands by winter is closed due to dangerous road conditions. In any...More

1  Thank wt1986
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Yes the narrow road to Heavenly Lake is very scenic, and yes the lake is very beautiful, but there are 30,000 to 40,000 tourists a day coming to view the lake with you. The area is too commercial and way to crowded to make the...More

Thank BostonSkier
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

A very scenic place to visit especially if the sun is shining and it snowed the previous night. The boat trip in a very kitsch Sampan style of vessel gives a closer view of some of the temples which unfortunately we had too little time...More

Thank Michael N
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

40,000 tourists with selfie sticks come here a day. you arrive following at least a 2.5 hr drive from urumqi. You walk around, get on many shuttle buses here and there, see a lake, it's nice...... But it's not so relaxing with the 40,000 tourists,...More

Thank Sand-Geologist
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Our family visited the Tianchi Lake on Oct 2. We just came from Kashgar, which was a spectacular - in contract the Tianchi Lake was very basic. The natural beauty was semi destroyed with all the construction and walkways constructed. This is by no way...More

Thank shilpibiswas
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Just like all the national attractions,you have to pay to get in The price is 220 RMB which is quite steep in xianjiang After you enter the gate, you have to switch to a smaller shuttle bus to to the lake which is another 40-45...More

3  Thank Allan & Amy T
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