Interior of The Great Mosque of Xi‘an in China

Great Mosque of Xian in Shaanxi province; China, is one of the oldest and most renowned mosques in the country

Central Asia meets China in the Xinjiang city of Kashgar. An eclectic mix of Islamic culture, Uyghur food and fascinating sights made this city tour one of our favourite stops on our trip.

China's Eclectic City - A Day In Kashgar

Central Asia meets China in the Xinjiang city of Kashgar. An eclectic mix of Islamic culture, Uyghur food and fascinating sights made this city tour one of our favourite stops on our trip.

Urumqi, Northwestern China. While China remains popular with tourists the Western region of the world's most populous country is rarely traveled. Despite a brilliant train network which stretches across the country, places like Urumqi, with its Islamic influence remain unknown. The same can be said for a Chinese entry in to Tibet (Versus the popular Nepal-side entry).

From within the orient, Islamic influences stretch into China.

Turpan's Green Mosque Turpan is located in the center of the XinJiang province in an area known as the "Turpan Depression", 328ft. below sea level, the lowest and the hottest place in all of China.

Chinese culture Turpan's Green Mosque Turpan is located in the center of the XinJiang province in an area known as the "Turpan Depression", below sea level, the lowest and the hottest place in all of China.

A visit to Dongguan Great Mosque Xining offers a fascinating insight into Chinese Muslim culture. This is arguably the most famous Islamic Mosque in China. Click pin through to post for more info.

Visiting the Most Famous Mosque in China; Dongguan Great Mosque, Xining

A visit to Dongguan Great Mosque Xining offers a fascinating insight into Chinese Muslim culture. This is arguably the most famous Islamic Mosque in China. Click pin through to post for more info.

minaret of a mosque in Lanzhou, Gansu Province, (China).

Minaret of a Mosque. Gansu province in the north-central part of China shares a borders with Mongolia, the Chinese autonomous regions of Inner Mongolia, Ningxian and Xinjiang.

Dive into the history of Xi'an's Silk Road roots, where #Islam first took root in this ancient city: http://bbc.in/1Dnw7Aa #China   Xi'an, Great Mosque, China (Credit: Credit: Bertrand Gardel/Alamy)

China’s ancient city, where Islam took hold

Xi’an’s Silk Road roots continue to fuel one of the city’s most interesting modern-day neighbourhoods. By Nellie March Xi'an, Great Mosque, China (Credit: Credit: Bertrand Gardel/Alamy)

A visit to Dongguan Great Mosque Xining offers a fascinating insight into Chinese Muslim culture. This is arguably the most famous Islamic Mosque in China. Click pin through to post for more info.

Visiting the Most Famous Mosque in China; Dongguan Great Mosque, Xining

A visit to Dongguan Great Mosque Xining offers a fascinating insight into Chinese Muslim culture. This is arguably the most famous Islamic Mosque in China. Click pin through to post for more info.

China!

Chinese architecture is one beautiful branch of the civilization tree of China. Chinese architecture was one of three worldwide architectural systems. It is in the same level with western architecture and Islamic architecture.

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