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“A grand idea with no follow-through”

Reviewed 12 August 2013

The scenic drive was under construction when we went there. Terrible road, so no visitors, so no amenities, so no maintenance. Only someone to collect ticket money.

Good for a post-apocalyptic photo shoot.

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Reviewed 4 May 2012

This is the Centre Point of Asia Continent. However, my friend and I was the only visitor to the place on that day. There is no shop selling gifts. No food stall and no explanation regarding the place.

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Reviewed 28 May 2008

We visited the place in May 2008 and although it was off the beaten path, it was worth the scenic drive there from Urumqi city. The structure which marked the geographical centre of the Asian continent is beautifully designed and surrounding the structure are descriptions of all the Asian countries. Our driver missed the main road leading to the structure and he went through country roads past some interesting villages before we found the place. We were the only visitors and with all the empty space surrounding the centre, we really felt like we were in the centre of a vast continent.

Perhaps it was due to the lack of visitors, the place did look a bit neglected and there was no tourist information centre and toilet facilities were locked.

We past the main entrance on the way out and it is a lovely butterfly shaped structure. Definitely worth a visit if one has a few hours to spare or visitors can make a detour on the way to Nanshan.

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