Whilst this is an impressive site there is not a lot of background information or historical reference at the site. It is imposing and commands a view for possibly 30 km all around so it would have been very important in its day.
We drove through some delightful villages on the way to it.
It is 40 km from kashgar city and it is a barrn land just by the edge of the oais and desert. once it used to be a city and the mor buddihst pagoda is only what is left and can be seen and also the city of han oy is far on the south of the pagoda and can...