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This Minaret is simple in design but pretty. They can tell the time via sunlight into the minaret.
Outside there is a cemetery and garden. Plenty of photo opportunities.
There is also a plaque where one side is in Arabic where it is pray to...More
No public transportation. Around 2km from the city center. Around 45 RMB per person (a little bit too expensive for this kind of attraction). Tourists can walk around and enter the building next to the Minaret, however cannot walk up the Minaret. Still an interesting...More
This site does not take long so it's worth dropping by. The brickwork is beautiful, show casing Uyghur architecture. We were not allowed into the Mosque when we went, so it only took us less than 15mins to take some photos outside.
The dominating minaret and its delicate brickwork is the star of this site. However, another interesting feature is a pointed arch mihrab which faces the direction of Mecca. It is framed by a series of pointed arch doorways that are very distinctive. Very different from...More
This small minaret and mosque on the outskirts of Turpan is decorated with intricate and varied patterns, making it well worth a short visit. The driver we had hired for the day took us here after the Karez Museum and then dropped us at the...More
This minaret is truly beautiful in its architecture. I was glad we went with a guide as there didn't appear to be much information about the site. The mosque is still a place of worship. Worth a visit.