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Grape Valley

11 Km Northeast of Turpan, Turpan 838000, China
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Go there for a walk and have lunch

May be it would have been worth hiring a guide to learn more because the site is only a place for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
La rochelle
via mobile
It is grape vineyards everywhere, not only in Grape Valley

Unless you like to see some cultural dance under grape vines, which you have to pay for it or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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11 Km Northeast of Turpan, Turpan 838000, China

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

May be it would have been worth hiring a guide to learn more because the site is only a place for vendors, restaurants, souvenir shops heading the arrival of tourists. But there are many real Uighur style restaurants and we had good food there. It...More

Thank Desvergnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unless you like to see some cultural dance under grape vines, which you have to pay for it or follow a tour group which you have no choice.. I give it a miss. Grape vines is a norm in Turpan, walking out you can find...More

Thank Righttodorightthings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't get to taste any fresh grapes as it wasn't the harvesting season yet. It was very hot during our visit in early June (summer). The temperature was hovering around 40 degrees celsius, so visiting the Grape Valley was a great way to escape...More

Thank m l
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The tour bus is obliged to spend two hours so some local minority ethnic group folks can do folk dancing and sell you grapes. I am sure the goal (like several other spots in this area) is to show how minorities live happily under the...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Well yet again another tourist trap, Paul Theroux was right again. Grape Valley in the Turpan area certainly has a lot of grapes. When we were there about a week ago the vines were in full bloom and you could see millions of bunches forming...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

So they entire Turpan is full of grapevines and it does seem like this is such a way of life. The season is in august so we were too hot for the grapes. However the grapevines are still nice and add a good atmosphere to...More

2  Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I must admit I just had a fabulous visit to Grape Valley, but let me tell you my story and you can see why I suggest you don't go in winter. The buses seem to never come in Turpan, so I decided to take a...More

3  Thank Autumn S
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Grape valley is well known for their raisins and grapes. Unfortunately when we were there, most of the grapes are already harvested, only a few bunches remained on the vine. Would be quite a view to be walking amidst the grapevine full of ripe grapes....More

2  Thank yEeVoNy25
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The agriculture made possible by the Karez system bringing water to the valley put the Turpan depression- China's Death Valley- on the ancient Silk Road maps and to this day produces some of the very best grapes, melons, apples, and apricots in the world. From...More

1  Thank arnels0n
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We went there in the afternoon and it was the hottest day of the month. Above 40 degrees centigrade. We avoided all the Chinese tourists. Our host, Mr Omar brought us to his vineyard and home. He offered us fresh grapes and raisins.

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