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Private Day Trip in Kashgar
"At 10 o'clock in the morning your private guide will pick you up from the lobby of your downtown Kashgar hotel to start the trip. Your first stop of the day will be Apa Hoja Tomb which was built in 1640 by local Imam. The mausoleum is in impressive Uyghur architectural style. Next you will move on to Kashgar old town to immerse yourself in local lifestyle. Wander around local streets and browse through shops. From Kashgar old town you will walk to the Handicraft Street to see local workshops producing music instruments tools bronze vessels for food...etc. At the end of the walk is Id Ghar Mosque which is the biggest mosque in Xinjiang. Enter the mosque at non-praying time to appreciate its architecture and decor. Lunch is arranged at a local Uyghur’s house for you to samle authentic and traditional Uyghur food including nang bread
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Private Day Trip in Kashgar
"At 10 o'clock in the morning your private guide will pick you up from the lobby of your downtown Kashgar hotel to start the trip. Your first stop of the day will be Apa Hoja Tomb which was built in 1640 by local Imam. The mausoleum is in impressive Uyghur architectural style. Next you will move on to Kashgar old town to immerse yourself in local lifestyle. Wander around local streets and browse through shops. From Kashgar old town you will walk to the Handicraft Street to see local workshops producing music instruments tools bronze vessels for food...etc. At the end of the walk is Id Ghar Mosque which is the biggest mosque in Xinjiang. Enter the mosque at non-praying time to appreciate its architecture and decor. Lunch is arranged at a local Uyghur’s house for you to samle authentic and traditional Uyghur food including nang bread
From $69.00
 
Private Day Trip in Kashgar
"At 10 o'clock in the morning your private guide will pick you up from the lobby of your downtown Kashgar hotel to start the trip. Your first stop of the day will be Apa Hoja Tomb which was built in 1640 by local Imam. The mausoleum is in impressive Uyghur architectural style. Next you will move on to Kashgar old town to immerse yourself in local lifestyle. Wander around local streets and browse through shops. From Kashgar old town you will walk to the Handicraft Street to see local workshops producing music instruments tools bronze vessels for food...etc. At the end of the walk is Id Ghar Mosque which is the biggest mosque in Xinjiang. Enter the mosque at non-praying time to appreciate its architecture and decor. Lunch is arranged at a local Uyghur’s house for you to samle authentic and traditional Uyghur food including nang bread
From $69.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Kazakhstan

The Alma-Ata Tower

Located southeast of downtown Almaty on the slopes of Kok Tobe, an outlying foothill of the Tien Shan Mountains, the Alma-Ata Tower (best seen by enlarging the picture) is a telecommunications tower...
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traveldave
Oct 08, 2012

The 28 Panfilov Heroes Memorial Park

I had a chance to visit The 28 Panfilov Heroes Memorial Park. It's in the city of Almaty so getting there is easy. There is a large monument which is the 1st picture I posted with this tip. I was...
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paulvir
Jul 08, 2010

Kok Tube

Kok Tube is a mountain near the downtown Almaty. It's quite peaceful up there. One side of the mountain is just green hills while the other side is view of the city of Almaty.Once our car got up to a...
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paulvir
Jul 08, 2010

Hiking in Aksu-Jabagly Nature Reserve

I spent two delightful days hiking in the Aksu-Jabagly Nature Reserve near Shymkent. My visit was arranged by Svetlana Baskakova, who is Director of the NGO “Wild Nature. Ms. Baskakova met me at the...
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Over60
Nov 18, 2008

Visit the Museums

Whilst the Museum of Traditional Instruments is the most attractive museum in Almaty, it is by no means the only one worth visiting.The Central State Museum is a huge, gloomy building just off...
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TheWanderingCamel
Jul 09, 2005

Republic Square

All the capital cities of the old Soviet Union staged huge parades in a massive square watched by the Party leaders and their apparachiks from a central podium. Almaty was no exception but now the...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 07, 2005
 
 
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The Green Market

Zelyony Bazaar (aka the Green Market) is the main market in Almaty. Mountains of fresh fruit and vegetables lovingly arranged in pyramids of different colour - try the white apricots if you are there...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 06, 2005

Almaty's playground

Surrounded as it is by mountains, it's only a short drive to one of the city's favourite recreation areas - Medeo. Whether you come in the summer for the cafes, the walks and the fresh mountain air,...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 06, 2005

The view from the top

A cable car ride up to the top of Koktyube -one of the hills hill overlooking Almaty is a pleasant outing. At the top you'll find several outdoor restaurants where you can get a snack or a drink while...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 06, 2005

Celestial domes

The gold-starred blue onion domes, turquoise blue walls and white wooden fretwork of St Nicholas's Cathedral (Nikolski Sobar) reflect the charm of the interior. The church is a remnant of Old Russia -...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 06, 2005

Gingerbread church

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Ascension - known to everyone as the Zenkhov Cathedral after the architect who designed it - is one of the few buildings in Almaty to have survived the...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 05, 2005

Traditional music

The Museum of Kazakh Instruments is well worth a visit. The building itself is charming -a quirky wooden structure with a pagoda-like roof, it was designed by the same architect who designed the...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 05, 2005

The saviours of Moscow

A huge bronze sculpture, known as the Glory Memorial, brutally heroic in scale, is the memorial to the 28 Kazakh soldiers who, it is said, fought off 50 Nazi tanks in 1941 and so saved Moscow from the...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 05, 2005

Skiing station Chimbulak!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

it's the most outstanding place here. People coming back again and again to ski- Everybody- from begginers to professionalsIn 2013 there will be Olympic Games here!!!!!Well, though we gotta wait for 7...
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rythm_divine
Dec 26, 2004

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