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Kashgar Grand Bazaar

Kashgar Bazaar sits at the east of the city seat and is known as the largest international trade market or fair in Northwest China.

Kashgar Grand Bazaar, XinjiangBazaar means market or fair in Uyghur. Many streets have 'bazaar' In the old districts of Kashgar. From the bazaar, the glory of this ancient trading city on the Old Silk Road can be seen in the past and today.

Today's Kashgar has preserved the old traditions. On the streets one can find markets selling various commodities, such as vegetables, fruits, food, garments, tools and handicrafts. Kashgar's markets differ from markets in other places in that most of the commodities on sale are made by the vendors themselves. Here tourists can see the handicrafts actually being made in the workshops. At the shoes and caps market, the caps and boots on sale are made on the spot. One can hear the clanging of blacksmiths' hammers. If you hear the sound of an electric saw, then you can go and see carpenters making furniture and kitchen utensils.

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Going ahead, If you smell the fragrance of baked cakes, you will soon find an eating place serving nang, the staple food of the Uygur people. The nang is broken into small pieces and dipped in soup. It is said nang can be kept for weeks without going stale.

These markets are open every day. The famous Sunday bazaar has been operating since ancient times, and the scale has become larger and larger, attracting merchants from all over Xinjiang and neighboring countries such as Pakistan and Kirghizstan.

Wandering along an ancient street in Kashgar, it is as if one has traveled back in time.

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