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Tiemen Pass

Upper of Peacock River, in northern suburb, Korla 841000, China
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Very evocative

The gate has been rebuilt following destruction during the cultural revolution. The path continues... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
TripAway7
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Dublin, Ireland
Diversion but not a highlight

Great views and a good workout for the legs and lungs. We went in the late afternoon and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
UndercoverExpat
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Shenzhen, China
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Aug 2016
“Very evocative”
2 Jul 2015
“Diversion but not a highlight”
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Upper of Peacock River, in northern suburb, Korla 841000, China
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The gate has been rebuilt following destruction during the cultural revolution. The path continues for a short distance, but ultimately is covered by a reservoir. The unsaved path however was more reminiscent of the original Silk Road than many other sites. Other reviewers appear to...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2015

Great views and a good workout for the legs and lungs. We went in the late afternoon and it was pleasant without being inviting. Usual level of broken glass and trash just off the path. Not as much wilderness as we expected from an earlier...More

Thank UndercoverExpat
Reviewed 3 November 2012

Nothing was more evocative in our trip to Xinjiang of the real old Silk Road than our visit to Tiemen Guan. An hour or so from Korla, it's not a big tourist site, but you can walk down the old oasis road beside the river...More

2  Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Climbed it a couple of times before 2006. At the top is a statue related to a kind of "Romeo and Juliet" type story. You can climb to the top from the front or back. I've heard it said, "If you don't climb to the...More

2  Thank Perixte
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