Shache

Xinjiang, China

4°C
7:29 17:41
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4°C

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UV Index

2

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Humidity

37%

Visibility

10 km

Pressure

1030 mb.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for ChinaSunny
12°C / 4°C
Mon
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13°C / 4°C
Tue
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13°C / 5°C
Wed
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11°C / 4°C
Thu
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11°C / 2°C
Fri
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12°C / 3°C
Sat
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12°C / 2°C

Description



Shache, also known as Yarkand, is a historical city located in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of northwest China. The city has a rich cultural heritage, evident through its diverse ethnic population, vibrant bazaars, and famous handicrafts.

Shache is situated in the Tarim Basin, surrounded by imposing mountain ranges that serve as a natural barrier from the outside world. The city's traditional architecture is heavily influenced by Islamic and Central Asian styles, which offer visitors a unique glimpse into the region's rich history and culture.

The city's central market, known as the bazaar, is the heart and soul of Shache's cultural identity. The bazaar is a bustling hub of activity, filled with merchants selling everything from fresh produce to traditional handicrafts. Travelers can try local delicacies such as lamb kebabs, naan bread, and Xinjiang's famous Uyghur noodle soup.

Shache is also home to several historic landmarks, including the Tomb of Amannisa Khan, a renowned poet and princess of the Yarkand Kingdom. The tomb is a testament to the city's past and is considered one of the most significant cultural sites in Xinjiang.

The Xinjiang Silk Road Museum is another important cultural attraction in Shache. The museum is dedicated to the history of the Silk Road, the ancient trade route that connected China with the West. Visitors can explore exhibits that showcase the art, culture, and everyday life of the people who lived along the Silk Road.

Beyond its historical and cultural significance, Shache is also a gateway to some of the most stunning natural landscapes in China. The Pamir Mountains, Kunlun Mountains, and Taklamakan Desert are all within easy reach of the city, making it a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

In recent years, Shache has become a popular tourist destination for both domestic and international travelers. With its unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, the city is a fascinating destination that offers something for everyone. Whether you're looking to explore ancient landmarks, sample local cuisine, or simply soak up the local culture, Shache is a city that should not be missed.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for ChinaSunny
12°C / 4°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for ChinaSunny
13°C / 4°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for ChinaSunny
13°C / 5°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for ChinaSunny
11°C / 4°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for ChinaSunny
11°C / 2°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for ChinaSunny
12°C / 3°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for ChinaSunny
12°C / 2°C