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Id Kah Mosque, Kashi

#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Kashi
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. Use our Kashi trip planning app to add Id Kah Mosque and other attractions to your Kashi vacation plans.
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  • And the equestrian shop or souvenir room some large square before the mosque. The mosque itself tourist destination although mainly elderly Uighur people worship regularly, and comes alive as a religious institution.
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  • For 45 RMB to enter it does not offer a lot. The prayer hall was small and the grounds were restful - which is about as good as it got. Only worth visiting if, like me, you had an hour to spend and no...  more »
  • this mosque is in the centre of the old town of Kashgar. The outside is a nice colour however theres not much to see in the grounds or inside as some rooms are roped off but its worth a visit.  more »
  • Beautiful 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

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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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