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Kashgar travel guide

Kashgar travel guide

Kashgar or rather Kashi in Uyghur, is a city located at the west border of China and southwest part of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Considered as the end of China's west frontier, the city is bordering the countries of Kyrgyzstan to the north and Uzbekistan to the west. Situated in a mountainous region, Kashgar is surrounded by many mountains of high renown all over the world especially for its hike features: Tianshan Mountains in the north, Kala Kunlun Mountain and Kunlun Mountain in the south, Pamir Plateau to the west and finally Taklimakan Desert to the east. Kashgar is definitely a place where the humid Yunnan climate will feel like a dream! This city of far west China enjoys a hard desert climate punctuated by hot summers and cold winters starting at -10C (14F) to 32C (89.6F), and is also home to a large Muslim community where Chinese Han represent just a few people. Still, lush vegetations and cultures can be found in the surrounding valleys, astonishing scenery for this part of the country surrounded at the same time by desert. The city of Kashgar is from another world: looking dramatically different from the rest of Xinjiang, Kashgar is just a plac... More information about Kashgar »

Top Attractions in Kashgar

Idgar Mosque, Kashgar

Idgar Mosque, Kashgar

Chinese name: 艾提尕尔清真寺 (Ai Ti Ga Er Qing Zhen Si) Location: The Id Kah Mosque is located in the city center of Kashgar, on the Jiefang road (means the revolution road in Chinese). Admission fee: RMB20/p.p and women are not allowed to visit the mosque unless accepted by the abbot. Opening time: Opened all day long. Recommended time for a visit: 1-2 hours. Hot to get there: By bus or on foo...

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Sunday Bazzar

Sunday Bazzar

Chinese name: 星期天大巴扎 (Xinqitian Da Bazha) Location: At the East Gate of Kashgar City, in northwest Chinas Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Opening time: all day long (Sunday is the best time to visit) Admission: free How to get there: bus routes to Sunday Bazaar include No. 17 and No.20. Best time to visit: August and September Tips: -Sunday Bazaar in Kashgarboasts a wide range of folk...

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