Must-see shopping in Xinjiang

  • Grand Sunday Bazaar


    Most carpet dealers display their wares at the Market pavilion. The rugs here are made of everything from silk to synthetics and finding traditional…

  • Uyghur Musical Instrument Factory


    You’ll find long-necked stringed instruments here running the gamut from souvenirs to collectors’ items. If any traditional performances are on, owner…

  • Navigate the Outdoors


    Almost directly opposite the China Southern Airlines Hotel, this small shop rents camping gear such as tents (per day ¥15), sleeping bags (per day ¥10)…

  • Ahmed Carpet Shop


    Ahmed and his son run this Old Town carpet shop, offering a good selection of antique and new carpets from across Central Asia.

  • Ilhas Supermarket


    An excellent choice of Turkish and Central Asian goods underneath the Id Kah plaza.

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