Kashgar overview

Kashgar is the westernmost city of China. It is called Shule in ancient times. With a history of over 2000 years, Kashgar won its national reputation as "Oriental Cairo" in Europe and America. Kashgar is also the second largest city in Xinjiang.

Kashgar City is founded in 1952 with a total area of 554.8 square kilometers. Kashgar has a a total population of 700,000 (current population 150,000), 82.8% of which are minorities.With strong national characteristics, Kashgar has a fame that “less Kashi, it is not to Xinjiang”.

Kashgar is the birthplace of the Uighur ethnic culture.There are many renowned historical and cultural sites such as Id Kah Mosque, Abakh Hoja Mausoleum and so on.It also the birthplace of the world-renowned books "Turkic Dictionary "and" Happiness and Wisdom ". Rich cultural heritage, colorful folk customs, beautiful natural scenery, make Kashi a world tourist destination.

Best Kashgar Tours

13-Day China Silk Road Tour from Xian
12-Day China Silk Road Exotic Train Tour
12-Day Beijing and China Silk Road Tour
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