KASHGAR MARKET

 

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Mythical city of Chinese Xinjiang, Kashgar is located at the foot of the Karakoram by the Taklamakan desert. Not far from the Kirghiz, Tadjik and Pakistani borders, its strategic position makes it an essential crossroad on the Silk Road since centuries. Today still, one comes there from far-away to trade and exchange goods. Thus, every sunday the animal market is held : very attended, it represents the most beautiful occasion to observe impassioned negotiations, but especially to be plunged in the Uyghur culture and its commercial tradition.