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Address: Kanas Valley, Burqin County 836600, China
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09:00 - 17:00
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kanas is one of the most beautiful places in china , i have visited there many times ,but i found that it is too touristic and very crowded with people , kanas lake and tuva... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2016
Kashi, China
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Kashi, China
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

kanas is one of the most beautiful places in china , i have visited there many times ,but i found that it is too touristic and very crowded with people , kanas lake and tuva village are very beautiful it is like the russian siberia , fantastic place , i fyou are looking for non touristic side of the kanas... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Kanas lake is an isolated mountain area at the north weatern corner of China bordering Mongolia on the right,Russia on the north and kazakhstan on the west.The people are descendents of ghenhis khan tribe.The sky is blue,the waters are running cold and pure on a greenish bedrock like a river of emeralds.They drain to Siberia.It is too far for the... More 

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Beijing, China
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I was there with my son -21 month old and parents who are in their 50s.Find no foreigngers at all, and we were told this year have much less tourists than before,that is actually good for us, no too busy Lots of my friends have been there and told me not interesting at all, my believe is because they join... More 

3 Thank Qing Y
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

Located at the north of Burqin County, Kanas Lake which means “beautiful, rich and mysterious” in Mongolian is a typical alpine lake on Altay Mountain with an elevation of 1,374 meters. The lake takes on different colors with the change of weather and seasons. The lake takes the shape of falcate with 6 platforms projecting inward. Every platform has its... More 

3 Thank Grace F
Tienen, Belgium
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129 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Unfortunately this region became one of the last victims of Chinese mass tourism what resulted in an overdose of loud people with no respect to nature and local people's customs. The Tuwa village (Hemu) is unfortunately changing in some kind of Chinese Mickey mouse park with too many shops and restaurants and ugly plastic yellow, blue and orange" Chinese Mobile"... More 

3 Thank benquintens
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 October 2011

The arrival of technology and bus load of tourists had a remarkable changes to this once secluded outback.Women were on their blue jean and men with the latest Iphone.Kids were busily fiddling with the latest electronic gadget..Life at this part of the world could be very tough.Even at September the night temperature could dip below 20 degree C and the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2011

It took an hour on a very winding road by bus from Jiadengyu Forest Park (Hongfu Kanas Lake Resort) to the bus station (where you need to change to their bus). From there it is another hour on a narrow road with lots of tourist buses where you will find yourselves in a fairly new Tuva type house (wooden block... More 

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