Korla Attractions

By Kelly PangUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

Historical relics and impressive natural wonders are the two major draws of Korla. Similar to other cities on the Silk Road, Korla boasts many cultural heritages, which remind visitors of the city's past glory. The fascinating natural scenery includes the Yadan landscape, the misty Bosteng Lake, the mysterious Swan Lake, and the charming Tarim River.

Most Popular Korla Attractions

Tiemen Pass
Tiemen Pass

Tiemen Pass was for 2,000 years an important point along the ancient Silk Road of China that guarded the entrance to a 30 km (19 mi) long valley known as Tieguan Gorge, which runs through the highlands to the..

Red Butterfly Valley
Red Butterfly Valley

Far to the west, in Xinjiang (Sinkiang or "Chinese Turkestan"), an amazing event takes place every year. Tens of thousands of bright red Chinese butterflies descend upon a remote valley at the rim of the Tian..

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