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An autonomous region in the northwest of China, Xinjiang Uygur shares a lengthy border with post-Soviet Central Asian republics, Russia, and Mongolia, and offers a real treat for ethnography and nature lovers. From prehistoric sites to Silk Road history, you can tour Xinjiang Uygur's museums detailing the region's rich past or visit one of the grand bazaars for a taste of the historic trade route. Other places to see in Xinjiang Uygur include old mosques and monasteries, numerous parks, and markets. Perched high in the Tian Shan, the thinly populated region offers scenic hikes and winter sports against a background of vast desert areas, snow-capped mountains, and glaciers, and is also home to the largest city in Central Asia. Xinjiang Uygur is in China. In the build up to your vacation in Xinjiang Uygur, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our China day trip planning site.
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