Tuhilu Tiemur Mazar in Huocheng County, Ili

Why is Tuhilu Tiemur Mazar So Special?

Tuhilu Tiemur is a seventh-genera- tion descendent of Genghis Khan. He was enthroned the first Khan of 1354. he changed to profess Islam and became the first Mongolian Khan to believe in Islam and thus promoted the Islamic spreading in Xinjiang. He died in the 23ed year of Zhizheng period of Yuan Dynasty (1363 A.D.). The mausoleum has a domed top 14 meters high, with a stairs leading to the trip. It covers an area of 170 square meters. Its gate faces east. Its front wall is decorated with prattle, white and blue glazed bricks, which forms various geometric portents.

Where is Tuhilu Tiemur Mazar

The Tuhilu Tiemur Mazar is located about 15 kilometers to the northeast of the county seat of Huocheng.

Best Time to Travel Tuhilu Tiemur Mazar

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

  • Since the scenic spot is located on the prairie, it is recommended to drive there by oneself.

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