Urumqi (乌鲁木齐, ئۈرۈمچی), also written as Ürümqi, is the largest city and capital of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region. For centuries Urumqi has been a stopping point along the Silk Road. Until recently Urumqi was a small trading post in the desert nestled next to the nearby mountains.
From the Urumqi Travel Guide
I feel very sorry about writing a bad review about a place I stayed. It is a place adviced by lonelyplanet. But we found it was not very clean, bathroom, toilet, dorm. and furthermore we were really disappointed by the staff. Not patient, not respectful, we were treated just as little children. We do not reccomend this place. Avoid. ... more
In general, I don't really like to stay in White Birch International Hostel. The price is bit too high for what I received. I don't know if any of you can find an accomdation under 40 RMB in Urumqi, the same price can allow me live in a nice hotel in Kashgar. ... more
from Hohhot to Urumqi and Xining
Just back from Urumqi, Xinjiang 2 months ago. Very safe. No problems. Good web for China travel: http://english.ctrip.com/Destinations/DestinationGuides.asp ...
TRavelling by train from Shanghai to Almaty in Kazakhstan
Hi there I am trying to plan my route from Shanghai to Almaty in Kazakhstan by train. There?s a train that will take me from Shanghai to Urumqi. Apparently the trains that serve this route are T52/T53 ...
Urumqi (Wulamaqi) etc. Ürümqi ( /uːˈruːmtʃi/), formerly Tihwa (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%9Cr%C3%BCmqi) First a reminder that my blog site is “flagged” because I have been using words like ...
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