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Address: Tuman Riverside, Southeast of old city, Kashi 844000, China
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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Day by day, the Silk Road ethnic groups atmosphere is disappearing from the town. In 2007, it seemed to keep best former appearance in the town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015

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San Francisco, California
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent more than an hour wondering around, visiting potters, an antique shop, embroidery places making hats and pillows. It was wonderful even so at first it felt that most of the place was being destroyed but once you get inside it is great. Highly recommended.

Thank nomade123
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Little by little the real old town is being pulled down on the pretext of safety. What's left preserves the old dignity and gives a taste of a way of life which has very limited time left. Do experience this before it is flattened forever - a great shame.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Is an experience. Though some part is under renovation,major parts are as they were for years back. Strong signs of what we could call poverty in our own measures. But gives a deep introduction of how these people were and are living,working and socializing. Do not restrict yourself on the main commercial alleys, got to small roads behind.

Thank DimitrisMarkakis
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35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Day by day, the Silk Road ethnic groups atmosphere is disappearing from the town. In 2007, it seemed to keep best former appearance in the town.

Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

高台民居 is charming, in a large part due to the friendly kids and the labyrinth of little streets. Part tourist attraction and part real life, you want to capture all the charm but also feel bad to intrude with a camera. Not many locals live there anymore sadly. Make sure you visit this one though, and not the "Old City"... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

It is like you are in the Middle East but you are in China, A extremely historic city with deep culture only vist if you love culture, food and adventure. forget about the 5 start luxuries

Thank Mem A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The old town has now all but disappeared. It has been replaced with brick structures that give it a more Disney feel. It is yet another ethnic minority area in China that has been 'improved' for tourism. Soon, the hordes will come and the Uighurs will be displaced. It is the heart of the city, but it has had a... More 

Thank tombillinge
Regina, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

the ancient city is falling down (try to have a look to the part where the tourists are not common) and the rebuilding program is simply what the Iraq government was making in Babylon: a pure fake. If you go to watch the new development with this in mind, it is funny.In the future it will look like a "silk... More 

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Urumqi, China
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144 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The Old City ancient style homes are full of life as children run and play in the alleys, yet this way of life is quickly disappearing. Check it out!

Thank EastMeetsWeston
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113 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

The tension between the Han Chinese government and the Uighur's is palpable everywhere...and certainly plays out in this area. Under the guise of making the historic area safe from earthquakes, the Government is tearing down all traditional homes (and expropriating the land) and replacing them with much nicer replicas. The pros and cons of this will certainly be explained if... More 

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