Four Points by Sheraton Xining, Shuijingxiang
Situated on the Yellow River, Xining is an ancient highland city, a major gateway to the Tibetan Plateau, and the capital of China’s Qinghai Province. The Four Points by Sheraton Xining, Shuijingxiang is conveniently located in the central business district (CBD). Forming part of the Jiahe Plaza, the hotel is just steps away from offices, shops, and a retail mall. Xining Railway Station is just 10 minutes away by car, and Xining Caojiabao Airport (XNN) can be reached in 40 minutes.
Meaning “water well lane,” the famous street Shujingxiang offers everything from local food and specialty produce to Chinese herbs and souvenirs. Look for unique handmade handicrafts including carpets, Tibetan knives, ornaments, and more. Savor Tibetan food, dumplings, lamb kebabs, and other delicious local snacks.
Dating back more than 600 years, the spectacular Dongguan Mosque is the largest in Qinghai Province and is just three kilometers from our hotel. Sitting on a mountain, the Ta’er Monastery is considered a sacred place in China. Also known as the Kumbum Monastery, its centuries-old Tibetan and Han architecture is exquisite. In addition to its colorful murals and embroidery, its yak butter sculptures are truly unique. Embrace more history of Qinghai’s various minority groups at the Qinghai Provincial Museum. The Tibetan Culture Museum is home to the world’s longest thangka (a sacred Tibetan scroll) and fascinating relics showcasing traditional Tibetan medicine.
Admire Xining’s scenic areas, starting at the Sun and Moon Mountain. More nature can be enjoyed at Qinghai Lake, the biggest salt lake in China. Nearby, Bird Island offers the chance to see many species that breed during the spring and summer.
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- Sun Moon Mountain 90.0 km/55.9 miles
- Xining Dongguan Mosque 3.0 km/1.9 miles
- Qinghao International Conference & Exhibition Center 8.0 km/5.0 miles
- Xining Economic & Technological Development Zone 7.0 km/4.3 miles
- Ma Bufang Mansion 24.0 km/14.9 miles
- Central Business District 0.0 km/0.0 miles
- Xining Railway Station 5.0 km/3.1 miles
- Xining Caojiabao Airport 35.0 km/21.8 miles