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Intl Grand Bazaar heats up in Urumqi
(Tianshannet) Updated: 2017-July-11 10:55:38


A tourist plays a tambourine at the International Bazaar in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on July 5. [Photo by Wang Fei/Xinhua]

As summer tourism reaches its peak season, the Urumqi International Grand Bazaar is attracting flocks of tourists from all over the world to visit the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Statistics show that the bazaar has already attracted more than 210,000 tourists this June.

Tourists ride in a carriage while visiting the International Bazaar in Urumqi on July 5. [Photo by Wang Fei/Xinhua]

The Urumqi International Grand Bazaar is a 100,000-square-meter marketplace integrating trade, entertainment and catering. The bazaar also features an exhibition center showcasing local specialties.

Xinjiang is a key area of opening up westward and a "core area" of the Silk Road Economic Belt.

 

A visitor views a silk weaving machine at the International Bazaar in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on July 5. [Photo by Wang Fei/Xinhua]

(SOURCES:chinadaily.com.cn)Editor: Zhaoqian
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