Culture of old China in products of masters of Kashgar
The street lasting on the northeast from Id Square Kakh, - the best for purchase of carpets. The best carpets in the region are weaved manually in Hotan, but excellent products are on sale and in the Kashgar markets. However, Kashgar carpets rough on quality also have only geometrical patterns - but the same carpets in Turkey are more expensive three times. Huge demand use Kashgar килимы which weave номады, in them the culture of old China is looked through. To find them in the small town it is almost unreal. To have a look, as do carpets, musical instruments and jeweller scenery, it is possible in the city Center of crafts located in 200 m to the North from Id Square Kakh on Tszefanla. At desire, a taxi in China will show you all these small streets. In the centre weave the qualitative bilateral silk carpets which price makes about 1000 yuans for square metre. Malenkaya Street conducting on the East from Id Square Kakh, parallel to Tszefanl, - the "hat" centre of the small town. What only headdresses, nosimy in Central Asia, you here will not see! Except the white and green square caps which have been so loved by the old Uyghur, prayful hats, skullcaps, warm fur caps and ordinary peak-caps of working people, any headdresses in what the history of China is reflected here are on sale. Having passed on this small street on the South, turn on the right - before you there will be big, partly underground, a market taking a place between the area and the hat street. Clothes, carpets and ware, also Uigur nutlets, sweets and spices there are on sale. In recesses small smiths tap with the hammers. To the West from the area, on 2 small streets lasting on the North and the South from a mosque Id Kakh, there are some Uigur tea lodges and small snackbars, and in the afternoon food stalls there are open. All this will give you rest in China in October or in the summer.
Rounds to China from Ussuriisk will bring in your life something new and undercover. You never will forget this trip.