The word “Kanas” means “beautiful and mysterious” in Mongolian, and the place certainly lives up to its name.
The majestic Tianshan Grand Canyon in Urumqi County in Xinjiang, located in northwest China is best known for its diverse geology, pristine spruce forests and ethnic Kazak culture.
Yardang, meaning “steep hills” in Uyghur, are landforms sculpted by thousands of years of erosion by wind and water.
Here are some famous Xinjiang-style dishes you have to try for yourself.
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