Basic information First People’s Hospital of Kashi District Address: No.66, Other Airport Road, Kashi City Tel: 0998-2970222 Kashi People’s Hospital Address: Kashgar Street, Tashikulgan, Kashi Tel: 0998-2522988 Agricultural Third Division Hospital Address: No. 95, Keziduwei Road, Kashi City Tel: […]
First People’s Hospital of Kashi District
Address: No.66, Other Airport Road, Kashi City
Kashi People’s Hospital
Address: Kashgar Street, Tashikulgan, Kashi
Agricultural Third Division Hospital
Address: No. 95, Keziduwei Road, Kashi City
The Kashgar was historically town on the “Silk Road” across the Eurasian continent. It is now the only historical and cultural city in the country. Kashi City is located on the alluvial plain formed by the Kashgar River water system. It is one of the oldest and richest oasis on the western edge of the Tarim Basin in Xinjiang. Kashgar has unique natural scenery. There are the Pamirs on the roof of the world, the crystal-clear all year round Muztag Berg which is the father of iceberg, a beautiful mountain lake – Lake Karakule, “the sea of death” – Taklamakan Desert.
As the main channel and hub of the ancient economic and cultural exchange between the East and the West, Kashi has been a multi-religious region since ancient times. At present, the most popular religions are Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Catholicism, Orthodox and Taoism. The famous Etihad Mosque is located in Kashgar.
In the diet, Muslims fasted the meat of pigs, dogs, donkeys, quail meats, and beasts of prey and raptors. They did not eat the meat of dead animals that had not been slaughtered. They also fasted the blood of all animals.
Kashgar Dawak Festival In mid-June, “Dawak” is an ancient Uyghur traditional art of acrobatics. “Da” means “hanging” in Uighur. “Wak” means a person who likes to do something. The word “Dawak” is borrowed from the Persian “Dalbari”, which means to perform a large-scale performance at high altitudes. In ancient times, it was called “walking rope”, and “walking soft rope”.
The Corban Festival Islamic calendar December 10
One of the three major religious festivals in Islam, this day of worship is the grandest of the year. All Muslim adult men go to local mosques for worship. After that, the local residents will pray at the cemetery to mourn the loss of their loved ones.
Means classical music. Mukam is also known as “Makkam” and “Makkam”. Muqam is located in a wide area and has a wide range of types. It can be broadly divided into several categories such as Arabia, Persia, Turkey, India, and Central Asia. However, as far as species are concerned, in the world, the Mukam of Xinjiang has the largest variety and the most complete structural form. Twelfth Muqam is the Uighur people’s major contribution to the splendid culture of the Chinese nation. It uses music, literature, dance, drama and other languages and art forms to express the beautiful life and noble sentiments of the Uyghur people. Reflected their ideals and pursuits and the joys, sorrows, and griefs that were generated under the historical conditions of the time.
The Kite Runner 2007
Adapted from the novel of the same name by Khaled Hosseini, the old city of Kashgar is an important location for the film. The film story takes place in Afghanistan, but considering the situation at the time, field photography was not possible, because the old city of Kashgar has the same scene architecture with Afghanistan, and Kashgar become the location for the film.
The Uighurs in Kashgar mainly live in the old city and stroll around the old city. You will find that children aged three or four will say “Hello” to you. Local Han people will almost always speak simple Uyghur language. If you bargain on the market, the Uyghur number theory is more useful. The locals called Kashgar “hashi” instead of “kashi”.
The climate is relatively dry, with long summers and short winters. It is a temperate continental arid climate. There is a large temperature difference between day and night in Kashgar, so even in the hottest months, it is necessary to bring a thick sweater and the like. In May, June, September and October, sweaters, coats or windbreakers should be worn. If you are going to go before April and November, you must wear a thick coat or down jacket and other warm clothing.
Travel costs in Kashgar are high. Most tourists without self-driving cars need chartered vehicles to travel to scenic spots. Accommodation and catering are cheap. No need to spend a lot to find a clean and sanitary hotel. If you do not shop, Kashgar consumes about 200 yuan per day.
It is easy to find ATM in Kashgar city, and it is hard to find in countryside.
Kashgar Tourism Bureau
Address: 46 Jiefang North Road, Kashi City
Shule County Tourism Bureau
Address: No. 4, Shengli East Road, Shule County, Kashi City
Akto County Tourism Bureau
Address: No. 42 Renmin East Road, Akto County
Yecheng County Tourism Bureau
Address: Wenhua West Road, Kagelek Town, Yecheng County
Scenic tourist rescue center
Address: Near No. 184, Norbuxi Road, Kashi City
Kashgar Airport, KHG
Address: Kashi Shufu County Airport Road 473
Arrival method: You can take bus No. 2 to the terminal, about 15 yuan for a taxi, and 10 yuan for an airport bus Service Tel: 0998-2980988
Kashgar Railway Station
Address: North Century Road, Kashi City, Kashi Prefecture
How to get there: Take Bus No. 6, 18, 21, 28 to the train station: 0998-5637222
Kashgar International Coach Station (North Bridge Bus Station)
The main lines are sent to Urumqi, Yining, Aksu, Korla and other parts of Xinjiang, as well as to Soest in Pakistan, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan and other places.
Address: Airport Road, Kashi City
Kashi Bus Terminal (Tiannan Bus Terminal)
Address: 29 Tiannan Road, Kashi City Tel: 0998-2829673
Kashi South Bus Station
Address: Dolac Bagh Road, Kashi City Tel: 0998-2536086
The traffic in Kashgar is very convenient. All 12 counties and cities in the region are open to traffic and cover the major attractions and places in the city. It is very convenient for buses to go to the neighboring rural areas and counties.
The starting price of taxis in the city is RMB 5, and taxis to the city’s attractions are basically starting prices. They go to the railway station and Abakh Hoja Tomb and other suburbs around 10 yuan. Kashgar is close to Atushi and there are many people going back and forth between the two places. There are many miniature breads and taxis gathered near the long-distance bus terminal. One way is 5 yuan or 10 yuan. Carpooling has a certain safety risk and it is not recommended for girls to ride alone.
There are many three-wheeled motorcycles and donkey carts in the old city of three-wheeled motorcycles and carriages. The starting price is RMB 3, and it is also possible to negotiate the price. It is a good experience to sit on a donkey cart in the old city of Kashgar. From East Bazaar to Etigu Mosque, it is usually RMB 2,3.
Kashgar has a very good road surface and there are plenty of places to rent bicycles. Bicycle rental services are available in the urban areas from April to October. Most hotels in Kashi are now equipped with bicycle rental services. You can ask at the general information desk, usually every hour. 3, 4 yuan, can also be rented on a daily basis, 30 yuan per day, deposit 200 yuan.
‘Id Kah’ means ‘a place of praying and celebrating in festivals’. The Id Kah Mosque is located on the central square in Kashgar City, Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region. As the biggest mosque in China, it is a group of old Islamic constructions with strong ethnic style and religious features.
It is said that this place was once a cemetery. The present Id Kah Mosque was built in 1442 as a very small structure. Several renovations and enlargements have created it with today’s scale and style.
Address: Jiefang North Road, Kashi City
Arrival method: Take Bus Nos. 2, 7, 8, 22, 28 to Aitur Station
Opening hours: 8:00-17:00
Tickets: 20 yuan
Kashgar Old Town is the unique maze city in China. Over two hundred narrow alleys crisscross each other. If you get lost, you can use the hexagonal tiles as a guide to help you out. The tiles with four corners will lead you to blind alley. Most of the buildings here are in a combined Islamic and Uygur style. It gives a feeling of being in the Middle East. The houses in the core area make it one of the world’s large adobe complexes. No end to mud walls and colorful doors here. The doors of residences of the town are open to visiting. When both panels of the doors are open, the host is home. When one door panel is open, the hostess is home alone. When a curtain is placed over the door, then someone is visiting and the owner is preoccupied. Although the houses of the local are modest, every one of them sports a courtyard.
Address: Next to the Etigu Mosque in Kashi
Arrival method: Take the 11th road to the Bawak station or rent a bike and ride the old town
Tickets: 30 yuan
Bazaar is Uygur language, meaning market and trade place. The traditional bazaar was originally held on Sundays, but it currently is divided into two sections, one is livestock district that is only open on Sundays and the other is ordinary district especially busy on Sundays although open every day. the one located at the East Gate of Kashgar City is the largest. This bazaar also named ‘International Trade Market of Central and Western Asia’ is the largest international trade market in Northwest China, enjoying the fame ‘Material Fair of Central Asia’. It is the largest garden aggregate market of Kashgar City and in Xinjiang Province, taking up an area of 250 mu (41 acres), composed of 21 specialized markets including over 4,000 fixed booths and a food street. It was noted as ‘the Largest Fair in Asia’ in ancient times. As early as in 128 BC, when Zhang Qian was dispatched to the Western Regions by Emperor Wudi of the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220), he was surprised to see the prosperous market here, full of dazzling goods and merchants coming from different countries.
Address: No. 122 Aithot Road, Kashi City
Arrival method: Take Bus No. 6, 7, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25 to the market station of the two Asian markets
In China the tomb is better known as the Tomb of Xiang Fei, the only Uigur concubine among the 41 wives of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Legend has it that Iparhan, a descendant of Abakh Khoja, exuded an enchanting fragrance without using any perfume, hence the name Xiang Fei (Fragrant concubine in Chinese). She spent 28 years beside the emperor in Beijing, abiding strictly by Islamic doctrines. She wore ethnic costumes and was waited on by a special chef. Before her death at 55 she expressed her desire to be buried in her hometown of Turpan. The emperor so loved her that he had her coffin of clothes sent back to where it is now. This cost 124 people three years and a half. The ancient cart carrying the coffin of Xiangfei still stands in front of the mausoleum, adding a touch of mystery to the building. According to archeological findings, the authentic tomb of Xiang Fei is in the East Qing Tomb near Beijing.
Address: Haohan Township, Kashi City
Arrival method: Take the 20 bus to Xiangxi Tomb Station
Opening hours: Summer 8:30-17:30, Winter 8:00-17:00
Tickets: 30 yuan, song and dance tea garden 20 yuan
Three Immortals Buddhist Caves of Han Dynasty (206BC–220) lie in north of Kashgar and are on a cliff on the side the mountain near to a river. It is about 13 meters (about 17 yards) down the bottom of the cliff and about 8 meters (about 10 yards) from the cliff top. The cliff face is vertical and so smooth that no plants grow on it. It is impossible for people to reach without the aid of climbing equipment.
Address: About 30 kilometers northeast of Kashi City Opening hours: 8:00-17:30
Arrival method: You can take 6 Road to Bosque Kemlan Township Station, get off and walk 5 kilometers; or chartered arrival, cost about 100 yuan
Tickets: 30 yuan
Note: The cave is very dangerous and we do not suggest it as a sight seeing spot.
Yuqitashi Grassland Scenic Spot: located in Wuluqiati Township which is 148km southeast to Wuqia County, Yuqitashi Grassland Scenic Spot is a grassland landscape area covering natural scenery, ethnic customs and grassland landscape with an area of 18 km2. “Yuqitashi” refers to “Three Stones”in Kirgiz language, and the scenic spot consists of three sites: Yuqitashi Grassland, Waterfall and Spa Area of thermal spring.
Address: Northwestern Border Area, Kashi Wuqia County
Arrival method: Drive 10 km along the G314 National Road and transfer it to the G303 Turi at a speed of 73 km.
Red Bay is located in the 14 village of Anakule Township, Bachu County in the east of Kashgar. It is about 12 kilometers away from Bachu County. It is a Grade 4A scenic spot, and the Red Bay is the Yikashi River. It is mainly a river wetland, a Populus euphratica forest and a water park. The beautiful Natural scenery area.
Address: 14 Anakule Township, Bachu County, Kashi Prefecture
Self-driving route: Yingbin Avenue—National Highway 314—G3012 Tuohe Expressway (223.7km)—Sansha Expressway—507 Township Road
Kashgar Tianmen Grand Canyon is the first active stone pavilion for the change of geological movements in China, and is a global outstanding geopark. The total length of about 30 kilometers, both sides of the cliff high cliff, as if the mountain forced torn. At the same time, the changes in the mountains in different periods of the Grand Canyon have recorded the entire process of geological crustal movement in Xinjiang in the past 400 million years. It can be called as a living fossil exhibition hall and geological museum of geological and climatic changes in China and even in the world. It fully reflects the evolution of the movement of the Indian Ocean plate, one of the earth’s seven major plates, and is highly appreciated and explored.
Address: 35km to the east of Xikel Town, Jiashi County, Kashi Prefecture
Self-driving route: National Highway 315—G3012, Spit Express (133.4 km)—National Highway 315(36.2 km)
Oytak Scenic Area is located in the western hills of Oytak town, more than 100 kilometers from Aktau county. “Oytak” is an ancient Turkic word meaning “a piece of land in the mountains”. The 20-kilometer-long river valley is like an immense sculpture exhibition hall. It is not only unique in landforms, but also very strange in color. The Oytak primeval forest, with its vast green forest and cypresses, has many pine cones scattered among the underground grass and flowers. There are silver foxes and snow leopards flashing past. In August and August, Oytak was only 10 to 20°C when it reached 30°C in Akto County , making it a popular place for travelers.
Address: Located in the west of Mount Oytaq among the mountains, more than 100 kilometers from Aktau County
Tickets: 50 yuan
The lake is surrounded by a series of mountains, such as Mount Muztagata and Kongur Shan. At the lakefront, there is grassland with roaming flocks and herds. At dawn, Karakore Lake looks as pure as a jade mirror. When the sun rises, it changes colors in the course of a few minutes from mauve to golden and then to light pink. The snow-covered mountain, green grass and livestock form reflections in the mirror-like water, creating a fair and charming picture.
Address: Bulunkou Township, Aktau County, Kizilsu Kirke Autonomous Prefecture
Arrival method: Take a shuttle bus to Tashkulgan at Kashgar Bus Station and get off at Lake Krakola.
Opening hours: 8:00-17:00
Tickets: 50 yuan
Muztag Peak is located at the junction of Wuqia County and Taxkorgan County, with an altitude of 7546 meters and is known as the “Father of Glaciers”. The Muztag peak is snow-covered all year round. The snow line is about 5,200 meters above sea level. There are more than 10 glaciers, of which the largest habitat glaciers and the Kematule glacier cut the mountain in half and the glaciers end at an altitude of 4300. There are mainly four ridges on the Muztag Peak: the southern ridge, the western ridge, the northwestern ridge, and the northeastern ridge. The slope of the western slope is gentle, but many cracks, the northern slope and the eastern slope are very steep. The gentle western slope is a good place for skiing and attracts many European mountaineering skiers each year. Muztaggänger is the highest mountain in the world that can be skied. It is a ski resort in the eyes of European mountaineering skiers.
Address: Near 314 National Road, Aktau County, Kizilsu Kirk Autonomous Prefecture
Arrivel method: From the Sobash junction to the base camp, according to regulations, you can only use the camel from the section of the road. The cost is 220 yuan per day. The donkey from the Kirgiz villagers will be transported to the camp 1 from the base camp. Kg charge, cost about 10 yuan per kilogram
Tickets: 50 yuan
The ruins of the ancient city of Sitia (City of Sitia) are located in the vicinity of the Sitia Valley, 1 km northwest of the People’s Government of the Dongluoke Township, Yecheng County, Xinjiang, in the Kashgar region of Xinjiang. The terrain is 1 km long and 1.5 to 2 km wide. In the area, walking around the ancient city takes about 1 hour. At present, it can only be speculated that the ancient ruins of the Sitia ancient city were built in the Tang and Song dynasties.
Address: Kashi City Yecheng County Locke Township Government 1 km northwest of the way to
Arrival method: taxi from Yecheng about 20 yuan
Tickets: 30 yuan
The chessboard thousand Buddha cave is located on the sand cliff of Qipan River Valley in Yecheng County, Xinjiang. Some people call it “Girl’s Hole”. According to legend, an ancient Queen gave birth to a princess. The diviner said that the girl had an unfortunate life and she had to go to the cave to escape the disaster. So the emperor made a dozen holes on the sand cliffs of the chessboard valley to allow the girl to live in the cave. The girl’s hole is named after this.
In fact, it is a Buddhist site that survived from ancient times. It dates back to at least 10th century and has a history of at least 1,000 years. There are more than 10 caves on the chessboard, with different sizes. It is one of the Thousand Buddha Caves located in the western part of China.
Address: Sandy cliffs in southwest Qipanpan Valley, Qipan Township, Yecheng County, Xinjiang
Arrival method: A taxi from Yecheng is about RMB 40
The Amani Shahan Memorial Tomb is a national heritage conservation unit. Located in the center of the county seat of Shache. Covering an area of 1050 square meters, there is a king’s tomb palace. Connected with the mosque. The tomb is 22 meters high. The tomb is built on a square base that is 2 meters high, 10 meters wide and 10 meters long. The mausoleum is shaped like a garden tower in the mausoleum. The walls of the palace are decorated with 12 sets of Muqam. Title.
Address: Kashgar County Center
Self-driving route: State Road 315—G3012, Turpan Expressway (164.7km)—Sansha Expressway—National Highway 315—Alatun Road
Opening Hours: 8:00-18:00
Tickets: 15 yuan (including the Yeil Mausoleum)
Golden Euphrates Poplar National Park was awarded the national 5A class tourist area in 2013. The natural Populus euphratica forest covers an area of 18,000 mu and is rich in humanistic landscapes. The ancient landscapes of the Tamu Adi tomb, Huxin Island, Shengshu, Lover Island are all here. The four-in-one nature of “Populus, Water, Oasis, and Gobi” has shown people a picture of Xinjiang province.
Address: Yasipun Forest Farm, Quayy Bagh Town, Zepu County, Kashi Prefecture
Self-driving route: State Road 315—G3012, Tuhe Expressway (194.1km)—State Road 315—County County Road 489—County County Road 484
Opening hours: April 20th to November 30th 7:30-20:00, December 1st to April 19th 8:00-17:30
Tickets: 40 yuan, 20 yuan for the electric motorbike.
The urban area of Kashgar is a good place to capture the beautiful Uyghur style. In a sunny afternoon, you can see the Uighur hawkers on the street, the old Uighurs who are bargaining, and the children who chase in the streets. Their faces are simple and clean. Smile of kids is the best postcard in the city.
The majestic stretch of snow-capped mountains on the Pamirs is a favourite spot for outdoor photographers. In this silk west district, there are five mountain systems linking the Western and Central Asia. The Karakoram Highway, which runs through the plateau, is the best way to photograph the Snow Peaks and plateau glaciers. The 314 National Road starts from Kashgar and circling in the Karakoram Mountains. The beautiful scenery along the way is a great poster.
Mount. Mugstag Trekking
Every year from June to August is the best season for hiking in Kashgar. The hiking trail from Lake Karakore Lake to the base of the Mugstag Mountaineering Base is the highest average hiking route in Xinjiang. It is a 45-kilometer walk and takes about 18 hours. The shortest route takes 3 days.
DAY1: Kashgar – State Road 314 – Gaizi Border Station – Baisha Mountain – Lake Karakore is not a heavy hiking day. You can enjoy the elegant Baisha Lake on Baisha Mountain and camp on Karakore Lake in the evening. Second The day will be filled with water and start.
DAY2: Lake Karakore – Subashi Village – Muztag Base Camp – Emu Blak Glacier
The schedule for this day was tense. The average altitude was about 4,000 meters. It required a 23-kilometer walk. After arriving at the base camp, it is necessary to replenish energy in a timely manner. Visitors with altitude sickness along the way can receive treatment at Subashi village. From the village to the base camp, you can see the Great Rift Valley over 1,000 meters above Muztag Mountain. When you arrive at Base Camp, you need to cross some rivers formed by two or three glaciers melting water. When the weather is warm, the amount of water is large and you may need to use livestock to cross the river. It should be noted that living in the base camp requires a certain management fee of approximately 300 yuan.
DAY3: Base Camp – Subashi Sakaguchi- Return
From the base camp, walk 10 kilometers to the south and reach Subashi Sakaguch, which is 4,200 meters above sea level. Along the way, besides snow mountain scenery, you can see lovely marmots. You can wait for a return shuttle in Subashi Sakaguch.
International big Bazaar
Live stock Bazaar (only on Sunday)
Bazaar Delicacies: roasted sheep, Xinjiang Kebabs, Zhua Fan (Rice Eaten with Hands), nang (a kind of Uygurs’ food), Youtazi (Steamed multilayer bread).
There are many accommodation options in Kashgar. Every peak season, both youth hostels and hotels are sold out early, and visitors who want to experience the style of the special local hotel are the suggest to book early.
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