Urumqi: cultural relics, sweat-blooded horses, worldwide grand bazaar
KASHGAR, China, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Urumqi is positioned within the central a part of Xinjiang, the hinterland of Eurasia. Town has Xinjiang ethnic traits and regional tradition, in addition to high-rise buildings and handy transportation. It’s presently probably the most well-liked vacationer locations in Xinjiang.
Xinjiang Museum, positioned on Northwest Street inside Urumqi, is the biggest assortment museum of cultural relics and specimens in Xinjiang, specializing in as many as 1,570 items (teams) of treasured cultural relics from varied durations from the pre-Qin Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. The museum makes use of holographic projection know-how to combine artefacts into residing scenes, and likewise affords immersive heritage theatre productions.
Xinjiang Worldwide Bazaar Pedestrian Avenue, often known as the “Window of Xinjiang”, is a particular bazaar with Islamic-style structure, ethnic commerce and Xinjiang delicacies, the place you should buy quite a lot of cheap small items with Xinjiang’s regional traits.
The Wild Horse Historical Ecological Park in Urumqi covers an space of 200 acres and protects substantial historic ecological assets, similar to almost 300 silicified woods, black iron meteorites, Przewalski’s wild horses and sweat-blooded horses.
The Xinjiang Artwork Theatre Mukam Artwork Troupe supplies performances of the world intangible cultural heritage merchandise “Uyghur Twelve Mukams”.
Kashgar: A Vibrant Millennium Metropolis
The Etigar Mosque, positioned on the west facet of Etigar Sq. in downtown Kashgar, covers an space of 16,800 sq. meters and is the biggest Muslim “gathering place” in Xinjiang, with 2-3,000 folks worshipping right here day-after-day and 6-7,000 male Muslims worshipping on Friday afternoons.
Within the village of Tovankwu Cusak, often known as the village of ethnic musical devices, Ethnic music and the making of ethnic musical devices are handed down. Greater than 50 varieties of musical devices in 27 classes are produced by hand right here. Practically 300 native households make and produce musical devices by hand, overlaying nearly all varieties of conventional Uyghur devices. The village as soon as constructed the world’s largest Dutar, which is 4.97 meters lengthy and took 45 days. The good instrument maker Elkhen Timur as soon as constructed a 3.75-meter-long Hotwarp and a 5.7-meter-long Sattar. This village was thus chosen as one of many first nationwide demonstration bases for the productive safety of intangible cultural heritage, to advertise the manufacturing of ethnic musical devices and the transmission of ethnic music.
Different beneficial monuments
Kizil Grottoes, Kizil Gaha Beacon, and Subash Buddhist Temple Website in Aksu
The Kizil Grottoes, positioned in Aksu, Xinjiang, had been dug roughly within the third century AD. At the moment, there are nonetheless 81 grottoes with beautiful murals, that are the cultural relics of the traditional State of Qiuci. The traditional Buddhist grottoes had been simply visited by overseas college students from Zhejiang Regular College final month.
The Kizil Gaha Beacon is the earliest and best-preserved beacon web site on the northern route of the traditional Silk Street, and is positioned in a main location on the northern route of the Silk Street.
Subash Buddhist Temple, which has a historical past of greater than 1,700 years, is a comparatively well-preserved web site with a pagoda as the middle, surrounded by temples, caves, halls, monastery rooms and different buildings. The location was the middle of Buddhist tradition in Guzi and even within the western areas (Xiyu) in the course of the interval from Wei-Jin durations to Tang Dynasty.
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