Astana Underground Museum

Astana-Karakhoja Ancient Tombs


Useful Information

Location: 42km southeast of Turpan city, 6km from the Ancient City of Gaochang.
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Fee: Adults CNY 20. [2006]
Classification:  Cave Tomb
Light: electric
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Address: Astana Underground Museum, Tel: +86-, Fax: +86-,
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History


Description

The Astana-Karakhoja Ancient Tombs are numerous underground tombs, three of which are open to the public. Astana means capital in Uigur, Karakhoja was an Uigur hero who protected his people from a vicious dragon.


See also


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