The Silk Road Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Silk Road - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Xian 15

Turpan 5

Lanzhou 5

Kashgar 4

Ürumqi 4

Xining 4

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Dunhuang Museum

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The museum, which got shiny new digs in late 2013, displays objects recovered from nearby Silk Road fortifications such as reclining...

Forest of Stone Steles Museum

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Head here for a glimpse into what the ancient Chinese deemed important enough to set in stone. As the name suggests, there is no shortage...

Gansu Provincial Museum

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The most famous item in this excellent museum's collection is the elegant bronze "Flying Horse," considered a masterpiece of ancient...

Shaanxi History Museum

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Although museums in China are often underwhelming, this is a notable exception. The works in this imposing two-story structure, built...

Terracotta Warriors Museum

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Discovered in 1974 by farmers digging a well, this UNESCO World Heritage site includes more than 7,000 terra-cotta soldiers standing...

Xinjiang Autonomous Region Museum

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Don't miss the perfectly preserved mummies at this superb museum, located 4 km (2½ miles) northwest of the city center. The mummies—including...

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