Capturing Kashgar's captivating culture

2024-07-01 14:46:03China Daily Editor : Mo Honge ECNS App Download

Tourists enjoy a dance performed by a Uygur artist at a homestay in the ancient city of Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on June 14. (JIANG DONG/CHINA DAILY)

An important gateway from China to Central Asia, Kashgar in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region is renowned for its well-preserved old town, the vibrant culture of the Uygur ethnic group and an exotic atmosphere unlike any-where else in the country. These unique characteristics have played a pivotal role in turning this ancient city into a magnet for tourists. China Daily photographer Jiang Dong captured the essence of this captivating city during a recent visit, showcasing its allure and cultural richness through his photos.

A parade is staged in the old town for tourists on June 14. JIANG DONG/CHINA DAILY




Tourists take photos in a popular shopping lane in the ancient city on June 13. JIANG DONG/CHINA DAILY 

Chefs prepare nang breads for customers at a restaurant in the old town on June 14. JIANG DONG/CHINA DAILY





A Uygur craftsman (left) makes an instrument at a traditional Uygur musical instrument shop in the old town on June 14. JIANG DONG/CHINA DAILY



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