China's coolest World Heritage sites

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2016-06-21
 
China's coolest World Heritage sites

4. Tianshan Mountain Range

Extending from east to west, it lies in the middle of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, stretching west to Kazakhstan. The range is 2,500 kilometers long with a width of 250-300 kilometers and an average altitude of 5 kilometers. Constantly capped with snow, the highest peak, located in Tomur, stands at 7,435.3 meters. With white snowy peaks and green spruces reflected in the lake, Tianshan mountain range is a picturesque scenic location in Xinjiang.