Turpan
in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • Huoyanshan Yiputao Goukanerjing Fengjing Mingshengqu (observation point, (10 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.948 and 89.179 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 42° 56' 51" and E 89° 10' 43"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:15 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:27 am and 7:46 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2022-06-29 08:13:32

Discover Turpan

Turpan in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region with it's 254,900 citizens is a place in China about 1,419 mi (or 2,284 km) west of Beijing, the country's capital city.

Current time in Turpan is now 10:15 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 2 airports near Turpan, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Shanshan Airport in a distance of 54 mi (or 87 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We encountered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Toksun, Dabancheng, Shanshan, Jimsar and Jimusa'er. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 42°C / 108 °F

Morning Temperature 35°C / 96 °F
Evening Temperature 44°C / 112 °F
Night Temperature 40°C / 104 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 9%
Air Pressure 997 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 1st of July 2022

44°C (111 °F)
38°C (100 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 2nd of July 2022

39°C (102 °F)
38°C (100 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 3rd of July 2022

41°C (106 °F)
40°C (104 °F)
Light rain, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Turpan Tuha Petroleum Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
No. 230 Wenhua Road, Turpan, Turpan Area, China
838000 Turpan
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


KAREZ HOTEL

Address
0,5 mi
888 XIMEN VILLAGE AL TOWNSHIP, XINCHENG ROAD
838000 TURPAN
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Jiaotong Hotel - Turpan

Address
0,3 mi
No. 230 Laocheng West Road, Turpan, Turpan, China
Turpan
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Turpan Xizhou Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
No.882 Qingnian Road
838000 Turpan
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Turpan HuoZhou hotel

Address
0,8 mi
Oasis road no. 289
838099 Turpan
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Huozhou Hotel

Address
0,8 mi
Donghuan Road
838099 Turpan
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


GreenTree Inn Tulufan North Xihuan Road Express Hotel (Domestic only)

Address
2,6 mi
No. 68 Xihuan Road
838000 Turpan
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Emin mosque in Turfan, Xinjiang, China

Published: July 16, 2009
Length: 41:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pim Van den Berg

The Emin moque in Turfan is the oldest mosque in China.


The Hottest City in China Sianandjim's photos around Turpan, China (hottest cities china)

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 41:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Sianandjim's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/sianandjim/careerbreak06/1155278760/tpod.html This blog preview was made...


The museum of Turpan / Le musée de Turfan (Xinjiang - China)

Published: September 20, 2014
Length: 03:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: valpard

(EN) Turpan also known as Turfan , is an oasis county-level city in Turpan Prefecture, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. Its population was 254900 at...


Kids playing soccer while the bus gets fixed

Published: May 11, 2014
Length: 24:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Russell Cameron

During our tour of Turpan city in Xinjiang the bus broke a fan belt. While we waited for the driver to replace the fan belt we watched the local kids playing soccer. They didn't care that...


The Lowest and Hottest Place on Earth Mikeandfi's photos around Turpan, China (turpan t shirts)

Published: December 05, 2010
Length: 45:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Mikeandfi's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/mikeandfi/1/1249199695/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using...


China Turpan market 1995

Published: August 15, 2010
Length: 30:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Wolfgang Gegusch


China Turpan at night 1995

Published: August 15, 2010
Length: 52:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Wolfgang Gegusch


Day 05 喀什 - 吐魯番 南疆鐵路 (2007-12-20)

Published: March 17, 2008
Length: 19:17 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: stimleung

廿小時車程,雙層車廂,只有上下舖,全程兩人可擁有整隔四張床,無其他搭客 ~


吐魯番坎兒井博物館

Published: April 05, 2014
Length: 23:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 馮景賢

說明.


高昌故城

Published: March 23, 2012
Length: 35:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 春野里

高昌故城高昌国は、5世紀後半、中国の南北朝時代に成立し、640年に唐に滅ぼされましたが、この地はその後も15世紀ごろまで政治・経済の要衝...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Turpan Prefecture

Turpan Prefecture, also known as Turfan Prefecture or Tulufan Prefecture, is located in the east of Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. It has an area of 69,324 square kilometres and a population of 570,000 (2003).

Located at 42.9667, 89.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Turpan Prefecture

Emin Minaret

The Emin Minaret or Imin Ta stands by the Uyghur Mosque located in Turfan, Xinjiang, China. At 44 meters (144 ft) it is the tallest minaret in China. The Qing Dynasty conquered this largely Muslim region in the 1750s by defeating the Mongols and the Uyghurs with their superior weaponry in a series of battles. As conquerors, they ruled the local population with a light hand and were tolerant of the Muslim religion.

Located at 42.935, 89.203 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Turpan, Towers completed in 1778, Islamic architecture, Buildings and structures in Xinjiang, Visitor attractions in Xinjiang


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lukchun, T’u-lu-fan, T’u-lu-fan-hsien, Tourfan, T’u-lu-fan-chen, Tufan, Turfan, T’urfang, Tulupan Xian, Tulupan, Горад Турфан, Турфан, Turpan, Turfán, TLQ, トルファン市, 투루판 시, تۇرپان, Турпан, 吐鲁番县, 吐鲁番, 吐鲁番市