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Grape Valley

11 Km Northeast of Turpan, Turpan 838000, China
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A bit of green in the barren desert

We went to the grape valley during the low season so nothing was open. We didn't even pay entrance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wt1986
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Bacolod, Philippines
A total waste of time and a waste of 75 Yuan.

For your 75 Yuan entry you get to drive down the 8 km road to the Grape Valley visitor centre... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael N
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Newcastle, Australia
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“in season” (2 reviews)
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11 Km Northeast of Turpan, Turpan 838000, China

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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the grape valley during the low season so nothing was open. We didn't even pay entrance fee because everything was closed. We did manage to at least eat lunch at one of the restaurants along the river before they closed down for...More

Thank wt1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For your 75 Yuan entry you get to drive down the 8 km road to the Grape Valley visitor centre. There you will be enchanted by the overhanging grapes (do not touch or pick! Read the signs), hanging from the shaded walkway. On the way...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I visited the place on 14 Sep 2017 and all grapes were already harvested. The entrance fee for the vinyard area is RMB75. According to the driver, we had to pay vinyards additional fee if we decided to go into any vineyard. I don't know...More

Thank Karmaexplorer
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Honestly I do not find any difference in these vineyards from others around the world. The harvesting season is between July and September. The place is close during winter The Grape Valley is located in the Flaming Mountain about 13 km north east of Turpan...More

Thank jennyMalaysia18
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

May be it would have been worth hiring a guide to learn more because the site is only a place for vendors, restaurants, souvenir shops heading the arrival of tourists. But there are many real Uighur style restaurants and we had good food there. It...More

Thank Desvergnes
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Unless you like to see some cultural dance under grape vines, which you have to pay for it or follow a tour group which you have no choice.. I give it a miss. Grape vines is a norm in Turpan, walking out you can find...More

Thank Righttodorightthings
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We didn't get to taste any fresh grapes as it wasn't the harvesting season yet. It was very hot during our visit in early June (summer). The temperature was hovering around 40 degrees celsius, so visiting the Grape Valley was a great way to escape...More

Thank m l
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The tour bus is obliged to spend two hours so some local minority ethnic group folks can do folk dancing and sell you grapes. I am sure the goal (like several other spots in this area) is to show how minorities live happily under the...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Well yet again another tourist trap, Paul Theroux was right again. Grape Valley in the Turpan area certainly has a lot of grapes. When we were there about a week ago the vines were in full bloom and you could see millions of bunches forming...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

So they entire Turpan is full of grapevines and it does seem like this is such a way of life. The season is in august so we were too hot for the grapes. However the grapevines are still nice and add a good atmosphere to...More

2  Thank youke_worldwide
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