Turpan & Turpan Depression
Turpan and the Turpan Depression in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The Jiaohe Ruins, Gaochang Ruins, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Su Gong Ta (Emin Minaret), and the ancient 'Karez' well systems are some of its attractions.

Turpan can get very hot (up to 48 degrees). The area has the second lowest point on Earth at 155m below sea level.

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