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[Travel Guide] [Qinghai] The Salt Bridge [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2012-1-17 16:52:27 |Display all floors
The world-known Chaka Salt Lake covers an area of 5,868 square km with 6 billion tons of mineral deposits.

It leads the way in China in the deposits of potassium, magnesium, lithium, and sodium, and is the largest salt producer in the country. The Qingha-Tiber Highway, the highest of its kind in the world, runs through the salt lake. The colorful world of salt forms a unique view on the highland, lake, attracting visitors from all parts of the world.

The lake has been prettiest as the King of Salt Lake. The Salt Bridge, 60kms north of the downtown area, stretches 32 km, spanning over the Salt Lake. Entirely laid with salt, the bridge is straight, flat, and smooth.

The bridge is an amazing sight, although only really worth visiting for those on the bus heading on towards Dunhuang and the amazing Mogao Grottoes.

Ticket Fee :For free

Opening Hours :Whole day

Traffic :You may take a bus to Dunhuang.

DCT Tips :Recommended time for a visit: half hour.
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Post time 2012-1-19 15:56:50 |Display all floors
This post was edited by CVHuan at 2012-1-19 01:57

The lake looks like it has been solidified.
Put out your right arm, hold back your left arm... <(=^.^=);

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