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'''Khotan''' is a city on the Southern branch of the [[Silk Road]] in [[Xinjiang]].
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'''Khotan''' is a town on the Southern branch of the [[Silk Road]] in [[Xinjiang]].
  
 
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==Get in==

Revision as of 04:54, 16 June 2006

Khotan is a town on the Southern branch of the Silk Road in Xinjiang.

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Get in

There is a road West to Kashgar, about 500 km, or East via Dunhuang and on toward central China, a long way away.

Get around

See

Kotan was once center of a Buddhist empire. The old capital Yoktan is about 10 km West of the current city.

Do

Buy

The area has been famous for jade since before the time of Christ. Be prepared to bargain hard.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out


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