Tashkurgan (Taxkorgan) Stone City

Tashkurgan (Taxkorgan) Stone City

The ancient Stone Castle in Tashkurgan (Taxkorgan) , also referred to as the Stone Fort, is one of the most famous and fascinating destinations in Tashkurgan. Located in the north of the Tashkurgan, the ruin has an area of around 100,000 sqm with a history of 2,000 years. It used to be a major caravan stop along the Silk Road and was the capital of various kingdoms. The ruin is well-preserved comparatively, the tourists can climb up the fort and view the beautiful scenery from one of the four watchtowers. From here you’ll be amazed by the breathtaking views of the mountains and grasslands that stretch out as far as the eye can see.