Ancient Town of Mohe in Ili

Why is Ancient Town of Mohe So Special?

the Ancient Town of Mohe is also called Pochengzi, Jingcheng and Artunlik. The town is nearly square in shape, 300 meters long in east-west direction and 346 meters in south-north direction. The walls are still rising to a height of 3-5 meters on the ground, with a thickness of 2.5 meters. The town is about 2282 meters in perimeter.

Where is Ancient Town of Mohe

Ancient Town of Mohe Located 7.5 kilometers to the northwest of Yongding Town, Huocheng County

Main Attraction of Ancient Town of Mohe

There is a gate on each of the east, west, south and north. Inside the town there have been unearthed large quantities of cultural relics of the Tang Dynasty and collected agate beads with engraved Arabian characters, which dated back to the 13th century. It belongs to the remains of the Tand and Yuan Dynasties.

Best Time to Travel Ancient Town of Mohe

Every autumn, that is, August and September, is the best time to visit Ili.

At this time, the weather began to cool and the fruits began to mature. This is a very suitable time to travel. At this time, most scenic spots began to hang attractive gold. Let’s travel in the golden ocean. The natural scenery around Ili is very beautiful. In our spare time , we take our family to Ili to play, eat delicious fruits and enjoy different local conditions and customs. I believe this is a very beautiful moment and a very happy memory.

How to Get There

  • According to the actual situation, different places of departure have different modes of transportation, please consult the staff for more information.

Useful Travel Tips

  • The morning light in summer in Xinjiang is earlier, it is about 6:30 in the morning in the plain area and it will light up at about 7:00 in the mountain area, but breakfast in Xinjiang hotels usually starts at 8:30, lunch time is 13: 00-14: 30, dinner time is about 19: 30-20: 30, and the sun will not set until 22:30 in the evening, so pay attention to adjust the time difference when traveling to Xinjiang.
  • Xinjiang has a large number of halal meals, mainly beef and mutton. Cities also have Sichuan, Hunan, Guangdong and other local restaurants with national characteristics. In remote areas and scenic spots, halal meals are the main food. Pasta is the main staple food in Xinjiang, but rice is the main food for group meals. Sheep meat is the main meat in Xinjiang, and the smell of mutton is very small, which is acceptable to the general public.

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Edited by Doreen/张洋