Shǎnxī Mosque

Mosque in Yīníng

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 worship. All around the mosque you'll find workshops making traditional-style leather Uyghur boots and other locally produced accessories for sale.

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