Knife production in yengisar

East of Kashgar lies Yengisar and Yarkand, the first of which is famous for traditional Uyghur knives, and the second of which is famous for being the most conservative and well-preserved Uyghur town, with the best preserved architecture and culture, with traditional craftsmen working in the streets. Meant to be a full daytrip, it both succeeded and failed, though at wildly different things.

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Asia Xinjiang China Kashi Yengisar Shache