China Travel Destination Kashgar


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Kashgar is one of China’s westernmost cities, served as a trading post and strategically important city on the Silk Road between China, the Middle East, and Europe for over 2,000 years. Compared with other cities in Xinjiang, Kashgar has significantly fewer Han Chinese residents, making it the best place to enjoy the Uyghur customs.

For luxury travelers, the only international brand hotel is the Radisson Blue Hotel.


Kashgar tourist attractions

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Old City

Kashgar Old City is located in the central area of ​​Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It is the only maze-like city block in China with Islamic culture as its characteristic.

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Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar is called the Central and West Asia International Trade Market. It is located on the east bank of the Tuman River in the northeast corner of the city. It has a history of more than 2000 years and was known as the “largest bazaar in Asia” in ancient times.

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Id Kah Mosque

The Id Kah Mosque (meaning “Place of Festivities”) is a mosque located in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China. It is the largest mosque in Xinjiang and China. Every Friday, it houses nearly 10,000 worshippers and may accommodate up to 20,000.

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Afaq Khoja Mausoleum

The Afaq Khoja Mausoleum or Aba Khoja Mausoleum, is a mausoleum in Xinjiang, China. It is located some 5 km north-east from the center of Kashgar. The mausoleum is perhaps the finest example of Islamic architecture in Xinjiang.

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Karakul Lake

At an altitude of 3,600 m, Karakul Lake is the highest lake of the Pamir plateau. It is popular for the clarity of its reflection in the water, whose color ranges from dark green to azure and light blue.

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Taxian Stone City

The site of the Stone City is located on a hillside on the northeast side of the county seat of Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County. The site, temples, and official offices of the Qing Dynasty existed in the Jin and Tang periods.

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