Tomb of Mahmud Kashgari

Tomb in Karakoram Highway

Mahmud Kashgari was a beloved local 11th-century scholar, traveller and writer. His renovated tomb, about 2.5km from the market on the edge of Upal Hill in Upal (Wùpà’ěr in Chinese) is a potential side excursion on the way up the Karakoram Hwy.