Travel and Tourism
Scenery of Duku Highway in Xinjiang
Updated: Jun 22, 2021
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The scenery of Yardang landform is seen along Duku Highway in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, June 20, 2021. Duku Highway, deemed one of China's most beautiful roads, recently opened to tourists after completing its yearly "hibernation." The 560-kilometer highway, connecting Dushanzi in the northern area of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region and Kuqa county in the south, runs through various landscapes including glaciers, forests, and grasslands. Due to snowy weather and road icing, the Duku Highway has a "hibernation period", which generally begins in October and ends in June of the following year. [Photo/Xinhua]
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