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Changji - Tianchi-1-2007

Tianchi located at Changji Hui tribe autonomous prefecture Fukang County domestic Tianshan Bogeda peak mountainside. The elevation 1900 meters, are the famous tourist attractions. Goes by car from Urumqi may go directly to the mountain. Tianchi ancient name Yao Chi, hands down west Zhou Muwang to tour, was once happy with the queen mother of the west at this feast. Also passed on Yao Chi once was the queen mother of the west empress serves as the foot basin which washing foot used, in this descended the mountain nearby the approximately 300 meters place winding around a mountain roads also some small Yao Chi, handed down is for the queen mother of the west empress phlegm when used the spittoon, seemed ten fractal elephants and appropriate. Tianchi purified oneself Qianlong for 48 years (in 1783), the Xinjiang series bright topic "the Lingshan Tianchi Series Chiselled Canal Stele inscription" the inscribed text, was the day mirror, Shenchi's meaning. The lake deep place the approximately 90 meters, are the mountain dissolve the snow collection to become, the lake water is limpid, green like jasper. The level of the lake is tranquil, is just like at the same time the day mirror. All around the snowy peak surrounds, the spruce is towering, the scenery is very beautiful. The distant place Bogeda peak snow is all year long needless, three peaks exist side by side, stand tall and erect Yunsiao, the scenery are extremely magnificent, completely relaxed. The tourist may also ride a horse on the mountain tours other scenic spots. At night seeks lodging for the night in Tianchi's hotel, places oneself in nature surrounding, the appeal.

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7664x3832
Taken: 30/09/2007
Uploaded: 29/01/2014


Tags: changji; tianchi; xinjiang; china; heavenly lake; nature reserve; 2007
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