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Top 6 Best Things to Do in Kashgar - 2024

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Updated Apr 2024
  • top_1
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    "Xiangfei Tomb: The strong Islamic style palace-style mausoleum Xiangfei Garden scenic spot is located in Haohan Village, on the northeast suburb of Kashgar City. Xiangfei Tomb was built around 1640 and is one of the family tombs. Xiangfei Tomb, the Chinese version of the "Taj Mahal", the main tomb room is the largest dome-style building in Xinjiang, with Bunker Building, high-powered five-bend crescent, blue and yellow pattern and dark green glazed tiles, the overall building has a strong Islamic style, magnificent and elegant."
    Kashgar
    3.7km from downtown
    Highlights: Located in the village of Haohan in the eastern outskirts of Kashgar, formerly known as Apak Khoja Mausoleum, the Tomb of Fragrant Concubines is a mausoleum of the famous Islamic family in Xinjiang. There is the legend that the Fragrant Concubines of Emperor Qianlong was buried here. The name was gradually spread, replacing the original name. In fact, there are tombs of a large family with several generations, and the Tomb of Fragrant Concubines is just one of them.
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    4.7/5
    1385 Review
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    "The exotic old city is the location of small shoes for Iranian movies. It is really suitable for walking in every alley. It has a feeling of crossing. It is full of painters."
    Kashgar
    1.1km from downtown
    Highlights: The ancient city of Kashgar is located in Xinjiang and has a history of several hundred years. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Kashgar and even Xinjiang. Most of the buildings in the ancient city are full of unique styles. The streets are crisscrossed and have a unified style, which is very suitable for taking pictures. Tourists strolling in it seem to have walked into the exotic land of Central Asia, which is very spectacular. In addition, the ancient city of Kashgar is also an important filming location for the movie "The Kite Runner". You can come here to find familiar scenes in the movie.The old city of Kashgar is mainly composed of Id Kah Temple. It is an irregularly shaped urban area with a length and width of nearly 2 kilometers. There are many streets and alleys in the old city, where you can stroll around and take pictures along the way, which takes about half a day. The recommended route is to visit Id Kah Temple first, then travel east along Chasa Road, and end the tour at the high-rise residential buildings on the east side and Kashgar East Bazaar. In addition, many tourists who come to Kashgar will stay in the old city and spend a few days slowly savoring the historical charm here.Visiting the ancient city of Kashgar means appreciating the unique architecture and streets here. Most of the buildings in the ancient city have been renovated, and the houses are relatively new and intact, but the rich local customs have been retained during the renovation. Here you can see colored earth walls and brick walls, with round arches, colorful doors and windows and other special decorations, which are very beautiful and can be photographed along the way. In addition, if you want to experience more primitive and unique architecture, you can also visit the high-rise houses on the riverside on the east side of the ancient city.In addition to appreciating the architecture, many tourists will also visit the many special shops on the streets of the old city. Almost every street in the old city has its own theme, called a bazaar ("Bazaar" means market in Uyghur). Among them are Kantuman Bazar (Blacksmith Street), Dopa Bazar (Flower Hat Street), Flower Pot Bazar, Handicraft Bazar, Pottery Bazar, etc., each with its own characteristics, which can be seen along the way. There are also teahouses with special styles on the street, vendors selling special snacks such as grapes, naan, goat milk ice cream, etc., and you can also eat and stroll while shopping, which is very pleasant.In addition, there are some houses in the city that you can visit. Generally, there are instructions on the door of these houses. After entering, you can visit the interior of typical local houses, but you usually need to buy some household goods. On the streets of the old city, you can also see grandfathers basking in the sun and children playing, with a strong sense of life.There are several important attractions when visiting the ancient city. For example, the Id Kah Temple in the ancient city is one of the largest temples in the country. The temple has magnificent buildings, and the five daily prayers are even more grand, which can witness the strong religious atmosphere. The high-rise residential buildings on the east side of the ancient city are the preserved ancient city areas, and the mud houses and cross-street buildings are very unique. The Kashgar East Bazar (i.e. Kashgar Central and West Asia International Trade Market) across the river on the east side is a famous shopping mall in Kashgar, where many Xinjiang specialties and handicrafts such as dried fruits, silk products, essential oils, and Yingjisha knives are gathered.
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    538 Review
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    "The platform is cheaper than buying tickets on the spot. Tickets are issued soon! There is an explanation on the spot. The little brother of the commentator is very good! Very serious! Mainly to visit the main hall structure. Take off your shoes when entering the hall. Ctrip ticketing is very good overall."
    Kashgar
    619m from downtown
    Highlights: The Id Kah Mosque is located in the heart of the old town of Kashgar and is one of the largest mosques in the country. There are many buildings in the temple that are spectacular and very Islamic, and you can visit them one by one. Here you can see the grand scene of the worship and feel the strong religious atmosphere. The Etihad Mosque is a courtyard-style temple. The main entrance to the east side of the temple is the huge Etihad Square, a landmark of Kashgar. There are many people in this big square in this casual game.
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    "Kashgar Bazaar is also known as Khan Bazaar. Khan Bazaar means "King's Bazaar" - "People who come here can eat all the food like a king." Here, barbecue, figs, pilaf, fried lamb and other specialty snacks, fruits are all available, the aroma of barbecue, fruit aroma stirs the taste buds of tourists, The variety of food is overwhelmed and the appetite is strong. It can be said that it is not necessary to go to Kashgar to Xinjiang, and it is not necessary to go to Kashgar to visit Khan Bazaar."
    Kashgar
    1.3km from downtown
    Highlights: Bazaar means market in Uighur language. Kashgar was an important city on the ancient Silk Road and one of the main commodity distribution centers at that time. The full name of Kashgar Grand Bazaar is "Kashgar Central and Western Asia International Trade Market". The locals call it Dongmen Grand Bazaar. It has a history of more than 2,000 years. market. There are many bazaars in Kashgar, distributed in urban and rural areas, but the more famous one is the Dongmen Grand Bazaar. Before 1992, the Kashi Grand Bazaar was only open on Sundays, so foreign tourists and foreign tourism materials still refer to this bazaar as "Sunday Grand Bazaar", but now it is open every day. There are 21 markets in the East Gate Grand Bazaar, with more than 4,000 fixed sales stalls and a food street, with a daily flow of more than 100,000 people. Bazaar has a complete range of commodities, a wide variety, and more than 9,000 types of commodities. There are all kinds of local specialties, handicrafts, daily necessities, fruits and vegetables, production materials, and livestock in Kashgar and Xinjiang. It can be said that this is a place that reflects the local folk customs and customs.
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    󰺂5.5
    4.5/5
    200 Review
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    "DAY8 Kashgar Museum Kashgar Museum displays "Xinjiang Silk Road Historical Cultural Relics Exhibition", reproducing the glorious history of the Silk Road, and the museum also exhibits hundreds of cultural relics of the Stone Age, Bronze Age, Han and Tang Dynasties and the Karakhan Dynasty unearthed in various places in Xinjiang. The origins of the Western Region and the migration of peoples, as well as the changes in cultural development, are documented. ​ Picture 2 Neolithic graphite plate Picture 3 West Zhouzhi Stone Spoon Picture 4 Spring and Autumn Copper Picture 5 North Dynasties Sanear Embossed Potts Picture 6 Tang gypsum relief Buddha Statement Picture Wall Brick Picture 7 Song Leather Boots Picture 8 Ming Red Hat Picture 9 Ming Three-colored pottery pot"
    Kashgar
    3.1km from downtown
    Highlights: The Kashgar Museum was established in 1992. It is basically displayed as "Xinjiang Silk Road Historical Relics Exhibition". It exhibits hundreds of cultural relics from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, Han and Tang Dynasties and the Karahan Dynasty unearthed in various parts of Xinjiang, recreating the glory of the Silk Road. Splendid history. The museum's display includes utensils, costumes, musical instruments and local history, customs, etc., as well as the musical instruments, reliefs and paintings of Twelve Muqam.
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FAQ

What are some Best Things to Do in Kashgar?
Some Best Things to Do in Kashgar include:Tomb of the Fragrant Concubine|Kashgar Old Town|Id Kah Mosque|Kashgar Grand Bazaar|Kashgar Museum
What are some highly-rated Best Things to Do in Kashgar?
Some highly-rated Best Things to Do in Kashgar include:Tomb of the Fragrant Concubine:4.3|Kashgar Old Town:4.7|Id Kah Mosque:4.1|Kashgar Grand Bazaar:4.3|Kashgar Museum:4.5
At what locations in Kashgar can Best Things to Do in Kashgar be found?
The Best Things to Do in Kashgar are mainly located in:Tomb of the Fragrant Concubine:Kashgar|Kashgar Old Town:Kashgar|Id Kah Mosque:Kashgar|Kashgar Grand Bazaar:Kashgar|Kashgar Museum:Kashgar