China travel guide - Xinjiang PDF Chapter

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China travel guide - Xinjiang PDF Chapter

Xīnjiāng is China’s Uighur homeland, but for a thousand years it was also a portal and stronghold for Buddhism in the Middle Kingdom. Outside Silk Road oasis towns the legacy of this remains in stunning cave art, and the ruins of ancient cities and monasteries.

Coverage includes: Ürümqi (Wūlǔmùqí), Tiān Chí, Turpan & around, Hāmì (Kumul), Kuqa & around, Kashgar, Karakoram Highway, Southern Silk Road, Yengisar, Yarkand, Karghilik, Hotan, Cherchen, Charklik, Bù’ěrjīn, Kanas Lake Nature Reserve, Yīníng, and Sayram Lake.

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