Arriving in Kashgar is like stepping out of a time machine. It’s hard to believe this is China – it could be the Silk Road from centuries ago!
Kashgar was once a vital stop along the Silk Road. A grand bazaar appeared and today it’s still an epicentre of curious trade.
This market is promoted as a window to the Silk Road. Unfortunately it lacks authenticity and is just another symbol of the growth of tourism in China.
With enormous and beautiful monuments, full of Silk Road heritage, Samarkand is one place you have to see in your lifetime!
Here’s what to expect at Tashkent’s Chorsu Bazaar – one of the best places to see daily life in Uzbekistan and the best market in Tashkent.
With a dramatic mountainous backdrop, the Tash Rabat Caravanserai in Kyrgyzstan stands out in the middle of nowhere. It’s a true Silk Road relic!