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The general situation of the Residential Area on Hill Cliff

The residential area on hill cliff is located in the southeast of Kashgar old city. It was built on a hill top about 40 meters high and 800 meters long. The Uygur name of the residential area is Koziqiyabixi which means pottery on hill cliff. Even one thousand years ago there were Uygur inhabitants on the hill cliff. When the inhabitants were building houses, they found a kind of loess and called it Segez very suitable for pottery. <more>
 

History and culture of the Residential Area on Hill Cliff

The residential area has more than 800 years history, and there are many pottery workshops on the hill cliff. The choice of clay, tools, the list of ingredient, equipments, form and shape, curving and airing, glazing pottery, burning and bringing out of kiln are all passed from ancestors. Uygur potteries are exquisite and full of ethic features, useful, beautiful and full of memorial meaning. The delicate, unique and original potteries are loved and collected by tourists from home and abroad. Many inhabitants in the residential area work on craft, and they work on Uygur hats, Embroidery, knives, leather, knitting and sewing.<more>

 

The Characters of the Spot of the Residential Area on Hill Cliff

  •  MaixilaiFu(Uygur traditional music)
  •  Charming Suggest
  •  Chic Toiletries
  •  Duwa Festival

  •  Corban Festival

  •  Rouzi Festival

 
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