Silk Village Pictures

The dresses the girls wearing are made of the tie-dyed silk thread at their hands, Xinjiang

In ancient times, Hetian was the traffic hinge of the old Silk Road and was renowned as one of the three silk cities of Xinjiang. Between 200 BC and 100 BC, the silk trade here was very prosperous. The highly prosperous period is from the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) to the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD). Silk was transported from here to Middle Asia, Middle East and Mediterranean countries.
  • The dresses the girls wearing are made of the tie-dyed silk thread at their hands, Xinjiang
  • Photo Credit: Vu Thi/Ziol/Zelnik<br /><br />Workers in the textile mill are spinning and choosing pods carefully.
  • She is going to boil all the silkworm cocoons.
  • The travelers are bargaining with the seller for the silk product.
  • Photo Credit: Mr. Lynn Hurst<br /><br />Working on the silk threads orderly.
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Asked by Ms.Angie from SINGAPORE | Jun. 03, 2010 01:30Reply
Could you recommend any good local travel agent or guide for Xinjiang trip? I intend to hire my own guide with transport for a 2 weeks holiday. thanks
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Answered by Mr.Sandy | Jun. 03, 2010 01:58

You may write to|tours or call
800-666-88666 (Universal except USA) and they can arrange the routes according to your requirements.
Asked by Mr.Sam from USD | Nov. 23, 2009 00:10Reply
Is Winter ok to travel in Xinjiang
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Answered by Mr.Sandy | Nov. 26, 2009 01:05

Winter is cold here and everything is covered by snow. Not a good time to be there in Winter. Summer and autumn are the best time.
Asked by Mr.Kaufman from USA | Aug. 24, 2009 23:49Reply
Is there a site similar to this or a place that I can find out information about the city Khotan?
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Answered by Mr.Sandy | Aug. 26, 2009 04:15

Yes, I know that. You mean Hetian in Chinese Pinyin, a place well known for its jade, right?! It can also written as Hotan. Hope this help.
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