Family and Kids in Urumqi

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Urumqi? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Urumqi, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Urumqi.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Urumqi for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Tianshantianchi Lake

    Family and Kids

    On the east side of Urumqi, right in the middle of Bogda peak, covering around 4.9 square meter area, lies TianshanTianchi lake or Heavenly Lake. People often refer this lake as a ‘pearl of Heavenly Mountain’ because of its crescent shape and the crystal clear water in it that happens because of the melting snow of the Heavenly Mountain. The best time to visit this lake is during su...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Xinjiang Regional Museum

    Family and Kids

    It is the largest integrated museum and has been the center for preserving around 50,000 collections. The collection displays the revolutionary spirit of the people of Urumqi. The colorful costumes, tools and everyday used accessories illustrating the lifestyle of the minorities of Xinjiang that are put on display, are also considered as the influential feature in making the museum popular. Hig...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Peoples Park

    Garden, Park, Picnic Spot

    Situated on the west bank of Urumqi, People’s Park is said to be the biggest park in the urban city. There is a saying among the people, that this park is often considered as ‘the park for sharing happiness’. Established in 1755, the location where the park is now located was once a marsh land and lakes surrounded with old trees. Now, the entire land has been turned into a bea...Read more
  4. Amazing Urumqi attraction for kids
    Dabancheng Wind Power Station

    Family and Kids

    If you are fond of science, this power station should be in your tourist destination list. Located 8 kilometers southeast of the city, along the highway, this power station is said to be the first large scale wind power plant of China. There are nearly 100 silver fans spinning throughout the day and generating around 18,000,000 watt of electricity. Come and visit this exotic destination to know...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Red Hill

    Family and Kids

    When it comes to symbolizing Urumqi, Red Hill is the first name that comes in mind. Made of aubergine rock which is of reddish brown in color, describes the fact as to why the name ‘Red Hill’ has been given to this piece of mountain. The hill is around 1 kilometer wide from east to west and 1.5 kilometer long. Near to this hill lies Yamalike Hill. The myth says that both the hills w...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Urumqi
    Grand Bazaar

    Family and Kids

    Popularly known as the International bazaar, is a heaven for shopaholics. From regional products to international products from distant places like Russia and Mongolia and states of the west, the market has everything to offer, right in front of your eyes. Its location, that is in Uighur district is also said to be responsible for making the market popular. Though some people consider it to be ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Shuimogou Eco Tourism Area


    Moving 5 kilometers to the northeast direction from Urumqi, this beautiful eco tourism region includes nearly four hills and one beautiful river named Shuimogou River. The aim of this scenic spot is to protect the forest from getting exploited. The best part of this tourism area is the river that flows through Shuimogou sports and leisure area. History says, this region used to be a favorite sc...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Urumqi Botanical Garden

    Garden, Botanical Garden

    Beautiful! That’s the word that is going to come out of your mouth when you first visit this beautiful botanical garden of Urumqi. Comprising of 11 gardens – Chinese rose garden, perennial flower zone, planting demonstration zone, desert flora, lawn resort, honeysuckles zone, Medicinal plants, fruits zone, rose zone, honey plant zone, pine and cypresss zone; the garden covers around...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Tianshan Wildlife Reservation

    Park, Wildlife Park

    A trip to Urumqi should include a visit to the Tianshan Wildlife Reservation. It is still considered as one of the unique tourist attractions of the region, located in the TianshanBogedafeng Hills and covers an area of about 75 square meters. Animals like lions, bears and tigers are found in great numbers in this park. Step inside the wildlife park and get yourself lost in the scenic beauty of ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Glacier 1

    Family and Kids

    For the individuals who love hiking on snow capped mountains, Glacier 1 should be the destination. Though located nearly 120 kilometers away from Urumqi city, it has turned out to be a popular destination among tourists. Located on the Norther side of TianGeEr Peak, Glacier is said to be the largest one among all the other five glaciers surrounding the city. It’s height is around 3800 met...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Silk Road Ski Resort

    Family and Kids

    For skiers, Silk Road Ski Resort is the ultimate destination. Located slightly away from the city, this resort is considered as the biggest ski resort in the northwestern region of China. Take a bus from the Grand Bazaar for Urumqi and the bus will take you to this beautiful resort. The journey will hardly take around 40 minutes. Once you reach there, you are definitely going to shiver because ...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Southern Mosque

    Family and Kids

    Capture the beauty of this mosque in your camera which doesn’t have the usual traditional Islamic architectural design in its exterior portion. Rather it is made in brick and wood classic Chinese structure. Sounds interesting, right? Covering around 3133 square meters of land, the mosque was has been shifted to the present location in the year 1919. Previously, it was constructed in Nanta...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Urumqi Water Amusement Park

    Amusement Park, Garden, Park

    If you are travelling with your kids, give them a break from visiting historical and natural sites. Visit this amusement park that was founded in 1987 with the aim of improving the tourism industry of the city. The park is beautifully designed with tall trees forming natural sheds, a large lawn and fragrant flowers filling the ambience with a sweet smell. Before, the whole area used to be a lar...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Xinjiang Silk Road Museum

    Family and Kids

    Visit the only provincial museum of the region that let you peek into the history of the famous ‘Silk Road’. The museum focuses on Chinese civilization and the impact of Silk Road that brought remarkable development to the economic structure of the country. The Silk Road connecting east, west and south Asia with the European world and the Mediterranean, played a significant role in ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Xinjiang Uygur Science And Technology Museum

    Science Museum, Educational Site

    Opened in 1985, the museum aimed at displayed projects related to the subjects like Science and Technology. Today the museum has a refined ambience with distinctive themes and features which house a science exhibition, educational courses related to this subject, training sessions and so on. Its theme let people come up with new innovative scientific ideas and the museum does encourages such in...Read more