Project: Chinese Turkestan

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The Abakh Khoja Tomb, built in 1640 by one of Qinglong’s concubines, on the outskirts of Kashgar. The city is going through a re-generation process and many old homes and houses are being knocked down only to be built again using strong construction techniques and better bricks. The process has caused significant controversy both in Kashgar and the international community.