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Kashgar Travel Guide

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Abakh Khoja Tomb
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Sunday Market

Kashgar is a special economic zone of national level in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region which borders the Taklamakan desert in the east, the Kunlun Range and Ali prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region in the south. Kashgar became the territory of Ancient China In the West Han dynasty due to the trading links with Han by Silk Road. in the Tang dynasty, Kashgar grew into one of the four important towns in Xianjiang Area. And later it becomes the seat of government of the Kashgar Councillor in Qing dynasty.

Kashfar possesses mainly continental climate with long periods of sunshine and little rainfall. Thank for the Tianshan Mountain Ranges to its north, Kashgar is free from extremely hot or cold weather in summer and winter. Winter of Kashgar is short and does not last too long, and summer of the city is long and cooler than Urumqi.

The advised time to Kashgar is between August and September, when it is neither too hot nor too cold, and tourists could see and try many local fruit. It is recommended that you wear a light top with long sleeves and a hat for protection from strong UV radiation.

Kashgar Tours

2 Days Urumqi – Kashgar Tour by Flight

Kashgar is one of the three best developed tourist cities in Xinjiang. 2 days Kashgar tour from Urumqi by flight will introduce you to the four most classical and popular attractions to find the basic fact of this border city which used to be a busy international trading center along ancient Silk Road.

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4 Days In-depth Kashgar Tour

Kashgar used to be an important international trading market along the ancient Silk Road With the decline of the Silk Road as a business route Kashgar once lost its position in international market. Nowadays with the rise of boundary business Kashgar regains its position. A visit to Kashgar you will find shadow of ancient Silk Road.

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6 Days Silk Road Tour of Urumqi and Kashgar

Taking the 6 days Silk Road tour you will have chance to explore the two important cities on ancient Silk Road, Urumqi and Kashgar. It covers Heavenly Lake, Southern Pasture, Xinjiang Museum, Id Kah Mosque, the Old Street of Kashgar, Abakh Khoja Tomb, Sunday Market, and a local family. You will find the most facts of Xinjiang at the shortest time.

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Attractions

Sunday Market

The goods on sale in Sunday Market are much rich in kinds. And the goods on sale are either without any package or with only simple package. That just like the personal characteristics of local people, simple and forthright. The meet in his market are usually live stock. The c...

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Abakh Khoja Tomb

Abakh Khoia Tomb lies about 5 kilometers east to Kashgar city at Hanhao Villages, covering an area of about 2 hectares. It is one of the must see attractions on the Silk Road route. The tomb is a architecture complex of ancient Muslim architecture which served as the family to...

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Id Kah Mosque

The Id Kah Mosque locates at the central of Kashgar City, Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region. As the biggest mosque in China, it houses 2000-3000 worshipers every day and may accommodate up to 6000-7000 every Friday.

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