Description: Buddhism first appeared in Xinjiang in the 1st century BC, and began to develop steadily. The largest temples in Urumqi were Dafo Temple in Qingquan Mountain and Dafo Temple in Hongshan, both dating from the 14...
Address:Qingquan Mountain, Shuimogou District, Urumqi
Description: Established during the Qing Dynasty in 1906, this mosque can house over 1000 worshipers in the traditionally constructed brick and timber building. Passages from the Koran are intricately carved on the wooden s...
Address:10 Yonghe Zhengxiang, Heping Nanlu, Urumqi
Description: Set up by the Tatars in 1897, it is a place of worship for Uzbek, Tatar and Uygur nationalities. Visitors can go to the mosque by prior arrangement, and women are welcome. With an area of 3,000 square meters, t...
Address:south end of Jiefang Lu, Urumqi