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This Xinjiang location has a population of approximately 3,000,000 people.
The national capital, Beijing, is situated 1,500 mile east of Urumqi, while Changji lies 18 miles to the northwest.
Laugh, play and have fun at Urumqi Water Amusement Park, an ideal attraction for families with hard-to-impress children.
When it's time to take five, grab a bite to eat and find a quiet corner at one of the area's leafy urban parks, such as Tian Chi and Hongshan Park. You'll also find plenty of space to lie around on the grass at Lake Sayram National Park and the Lanxiu Garden.
Getting out into nature is essential for our well-being. If you have the opportunity to take a break at Tianshan Mountains or Red Mountain, just do it!
Schedule a visit to some of the favored cultural spaces nearby. The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum and the Xīnjiāng Autonomous Region Museum offer a range of displays and collections that are bound to keep you captivated. You might also want to consider a visit to the XinMing SheQu KePu ZhanGuan and XinJiang DaXue Xiao ShiZhanGuan.
Broaden your knowledge with a visit to the Xinjiang Uygur Science and Technology Museum, the Xinjiang Uygur Geology Minerals Exhibition Hall and the Specimen Museum of Ecology and Geography Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences. These captivating museums present visitors with the most recent innovations and creations in the science world.
History nerds always enjoy passing time at the Silk Route Musem of Xinjiang Uygur, learning about the future by analyzing the past. To get a better picture of what things were like before the iPhone, why not also acquaint yourself with the various items on display at the Xinjiang Uygur Museum and the Urumqi Museum?
Those who enjoy history should not miss the Xinjiang Office of the Eighth Route Army or the Former Site of Anti-Japanese Volunteer and Left West Route Army. Go for a walk, take a few shots and find out about some of the significant events that happened in times long gone.
The world's religions are a rich tapestry. Wherever you travel, this is reflected in a county's customs, culture and buildings. If you're interested in seeking out the spiritual dimension of Urumqi, pay a visit to the Laojun Temple of Xishan, the Southern Mosque and the Hantengeli Temple.
Enjoy a spot of window shopping and pick up a few gifts at some of the area's shopping venues, such as Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar and Èrdàoqiáo Market & International Bazaar.
Think you've seen it all in Urumqi? Guess again. While Folk Street and Folk Custom Museum of Xinjiang Uygur may not be the first attraction your guide book suggests, many travelers find that it is worth a visit.
Located in the heart of _rümqi, this hotel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Hongshan Park, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum and Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar.
Located in Urumqi City Centre, this luxury hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Hongshan Park. Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar is 4.1 mi (6.6 km) away.
Situated in Ergong, this hotel is 5 mi (8 km) from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum and within 12 miles (20 km) of Hongshan Park and Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar.
Located in Urumqi City Centre, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Hongshan Park and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum. Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.
Located in Tianshan District, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar, Hongshan Park and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum.
Located in Urumqi City Centre, this luxury hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Hongshan Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum and Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar.
Located in Tianshan District, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar, Hongshan Park, and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum.