10 Things to Do in Kashgar That You Shouldn't Miss

Discover the best top things to do in Kashgar, China including Karakul Lake, Kashgar Live Stock Market, Abakh Hoja Tomb, Ga Er Ancient City, Gaotai Ancient Homes, North Jiefang Road Market, Bulunkou Lakes Marsh, Id Kah Mosque, Handicraft Street, Oytagh Glacier Park.

1. Karakul Lake

Karakoram Highway ,foot of Mushitage Peak | The new road to Karakul lake is compeleted and is now all paved., Kashgar 844000, China Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
61%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
4%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 252 reviews

Karakul Lake

Reviewed By rapha_y_nici - Zurich, SwitzerlandZurich, Switzerland

Fantastic scenery with Muztagh Ata

Karakul lake, located about 190km from Kashgar is the second lake on the way to Tashkurgan after Bulunkou lake which was the real highlight for us. The snow-capped giant Muzthag Ata (chinese Mushitage Feng) with it’s 7546masl (or 7509masl?) behind the Kar

2. Kashgar Live Stock Market

Kashgar 844000, China Shopping, Flea & Street Markets
Excellent
57%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 99 reviews

Kashgar Live Stock Market

Reviewed By LorahZ - Sydney, AustraliaSydney, Australia

A must visit authentic experience

Kashgar is transforming very quickly into the modern age and this is one of the only truly traditional, authentic experience remaining in this fascinating region. It should not be missed! You will see a thousand year old tradition carrying on like it once

3. Abakh Hoja Tomb

421 County Rd, Kashgar 844504, China Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Excellent
25%
Good
52%
Satisfactory
21%
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2%
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4 based on 147 reviews

Abakh Hoja Tomb

Reviewed By Lankylee - Hong Kong, ChinaHong Kong, China

Simple

It is not grand but here, in an ancient town, is a link to past that is both simple and universal. Attended a session at the school nearby. Most listening were tourist groups.

4. Ga Er Ancient City

Old District, Kashgar, China Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Excellent
55%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
0%
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 24 reviews

Ga Er Ancient City

Reviewed By arnels0n - Jackson, WyomingJackson, Wyoming

Kashgar Old Town

While the government of China came in and systematically tore down and rebuilt much of the heart of old Kashgar, effectively whitewashing what had been a Muslim city for a thousand years, part of it was left alone and not rebuilt. The old town part is sti

5. Gaotai Ancient Homes

Tuman Riverside, Southeast of old city, Kashgar 844000, China Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Excellent
40%
Good
34%
Satisfactory
25%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 66 reviews

Gaotai Ancient Homes

Reviewed By yoramb240 - Chiang Mai, ThailandChiang Mai, Thailand

Pretty, intersting, worth a stroll

Well maintained, no traffic, unique, peaceful and charming. Local shops, easy to navigate, highly recommended.

6. North Jiefang Road Market

orth Jiefang Road, Kashgar, China Shopping, Flea & Street Markets
Excellent
40%
Good
47%
Satisfactory
13%
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4.5 based on 30 reviews

North Jiefang Road Market

Reviewed By alikarim - Frisco, texasFrisco, texas

Great Night food market across from IdKah Mosque

Great place that comes alive in the evenings with food stalls that get set up to serve all kinds of different and interesting Uyghur foods (lamb, fish, chicken, hand made noodles etc). All the people here are very friendly and there are seats around each

7. Bulunkou Lakes Marsh

120 Km Southwest Of The City, Kashgar 844000, China Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
74%
Good
26%
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4.5 based on 19 reviews

Bulunkou Lakes Marsh

Reviewed By Roams-A-Lot - Portland, OregonPortland, Oregon

Outstanding Lake!

While visiting Kashgar, I did a day trip to Lake Karakul arranged by my guide, Elvis. We stopped just before Karakul to admire this lake (also known as "Corner Lake".The color is stunning and the surrounding sand dunes and mountains make it just that much

8. Id Kah Mosque

Jiefang North Road | Thirsty Camel Tours, Kashgar 844000, China Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
15%
Good
42%
Satisfactory
35%
Poor
7%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 159 reviews

Id Kah Mosque

Reviewed By krida802000 - Nonthaburi Province, ThailandNonthaburi Province, Thailand

Id Kah Mosue:Kashi Center?

Id Kah Mosque is not open for public. This turns to be a city park and a recreation place.So, on 13 April 2018 the children are playing soccer, riding horse, and playing skate. Some vendors sale plants, yogurt, and ice cream. .

9. Handicraft Street

Zhi Ren Street, Kashgar, China Shopping, Flea & Street Markets
Excellent
33%
Good
62%
Satisfactory
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Poor
5%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4 based on 18 reviews

Handicraft Street

Reviewed By Kathleen L - Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne, Australia

The traditional architecture is beautiful.

The street in this old, but renovated area of Kashi, is divided into different trades such as metal work, wood work and toolmaking. There are some bakers and other food shops interspersed. What is particularly nice about the area is the traditional wooden

10. Oytagh Glacier Park

Aoyitage Township, Kashgar, China Nature & Parks, National Parks
Excellent
44%
Good
56%
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4.5 based on 9 reviews

Oytagh Glacier Park

Reviewed By Letramm - Melbourne, AustraliaMelbourne, Australia

Short walk to a huge glacier

A lovely uphill walk (you can opt for a motorbike courier ride up) to the bottom of the Glacier, a huge active glacier.

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