Yining attractions

Mosque in Yining

Shǎnxī Mosque

A couple of blocks southeast of the People's Sq is the Uyghur Old Town and the impressive 260-year-old Shǎnxī Mosque, which looks far more like a piece of traditional Chinese architecture than a Muslim place of wors…
Square in Yining

People’s Square

The heart of the city is People’s Sq, a popular place to fly kites. It's rather a well-tended plaza, with ornamental trees and is surrounded by local government buildings. The south side is lined with ice cream, fru…