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Id Kah Mosque, Kashi

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Built in 1441 supposedly on cemetery grounds, the largest mosque in China, Id Kah Mosque, features ornate decorations and a shaded pine tree courtyard. The exterior displays a brick tower, embellished with green flower patterns, while the interior prayer hall stands out for its impressive light blue pillars. Take a stroll around to see pictures and carvings etched onto the mosque's walls, then cool off in the garden next to a small pond, which presents a perfect reflection of the surrounding trees and bushes. Make Id Kah Mosque a centerpiece of your Kashi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kashi vacation builder.
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Where to stay in Kashi

For traditional ambiance and a taste of Uyghur culture, look to the old town when searching for accommodations in Kashi. Dotted throughout the historical district, you can find small, intimate guesthouses and inns, as well as youth hostels offering shared dormitories. Head just outside the bounds of the old town and you'll see a range of larger, Western-style hotels offering comfortable rooms with all the expected amenities.
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  • The whole area around the mosque is very charming, full with shops offering dried fruits (the dried big white figs are a bit expensive but of superb taste, also the dried mejoul dates, raisin from Tur...  more »
  • Quite famous in Kashi, regards as the biggest mosque in china, but I doubt it. Situated next to a square and handicraft street. Very crowded during holiday. I entered but didn't feel very into it, so ...  more »
  • The Mosque dominates the city of Kashgar and everything around it relates to it. The large square in front on the mosque is filled with people strolling almost all times of the day. Oxen, horses and b...  more »
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  • Beautiful mosque..in kashgar. East Turkistan occupied by P.R.C
  • One of the beautiful mosques of Kashgar
  • The largest mosque in china. Every friday, it houses nearly 10,000 worshipper and may accommodate up to 20,000.
  • A beautiful, serene place.
  • Amazing