Upon arrival, meet your guide and transfer to visit Grape Valley and the Ruins of Jiaohe. Like a willow leaf, the ancient city of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto) with a history of 2300 years lies between two rivers on a loess plateau at the top a cliff of over 30 meters (98.4feet).The city is the largest, oldest and
best-preserved earthen city in the world, Jiaohe is 1,650 meters (5,413 feet) by 300 meters (984 feet) at its widest; with an area of 220,000 square meters (2,368,168 square feet). Jiaohe was the capital of the former Cheshi State. Continue to visit the Emin Minaret. Emin Minaret is the largest extant old tower in Xinjiang; it is tone of the most famous Islamic tower in China. Standing 2 km (1.24 miles) east of Turpan, Emin Minaret was built in 1777 in honor of the Turpan general, Emin Khoja. It was Suleman, Emin's second son that built this minaret with his own money. This is the reason why the minaret is also named Su Gong Ta. Then get to know Karez underground irrigation system. Karez irritation systems are the crystallization of ancient people's diligence and intelligence. At its peak, the karez irrigation system exceeded 5,000 km (3,106 miles). It is among the three ancient major irrigation projects with the other two being Ling Canal and Dujiangyan Irrigation Project. According to records, the history of the karez in Xinjiang dates back to 103B.C. Kareze irritation system have been found in Iran, the Sahara, etc., but the ones in Turpan. In the evening, enjoy minority dancing for entertainment.
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