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Address: Wulabo Village, Urumqi County 830063, China
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Way before Urumqi

As far as we can figure out, Wulabo is Urabo. In AD 648, the Tang government set up the town of Luntai in the ancient town seat of Urabo, 10 kilometers from the southern suburb of... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2013
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

As far as we can figure out, Wulabo is Urabo. In AD 648, the Tang government set up the town of Luntai in the ancient town seat of Urabo, 10 kilometers from the southern suburb of present-day Ürümqi. Ancient Luntai Town was a seat of local government, and collected taxes from the caravans along the northern route of the Silk... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2013

This is a great place to visit. Turpan's Jiaohe and Gaochang ruins are certainly bigger and better, but if you are in Urumqi you can't do better than coming here for a morning or afternoon adventure. Apparently, it dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907). What you see is probably much later, sometime in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). (From Urumqi... More 

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Reviewed 7 July 2012

Best to cycle out here through the villages. You can imagine what life must have been like here all those years ago where there used to be a massive market here every week. It's unusual to still have archaeological sites so near Urumqi so visit soon while it is still here

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