Boiled sheep head anyone? Although the Chinese authorities are doing their darnedest to try and destroy Uyghur culture in Kashgar and other parts of Xinjiang, they are certainly not achieving their goal at the once-weekly Sunday Animal Market. The market is still very much a full-on Uyghur affair. Trading in sheep seemed to be the most common activity at the market, but there was plenty of other stuff going on when we visited a few years back and the fair is the perfect place for a spot of people watching. Our advice, however, is to eat before you go unless you are partial to a bit of boiled sheep’s head!
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