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xiniang kuche

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The Administrative Office of the Governor of the Western Regions was located in the City of Wulei in the Western Han Dynasty and it moved to the City of Qiuci (now Kuqa) in the Eastern H~,n Dynasty. The duty of the Administrative Office of the Governor of the Western Regions was to issue and carry out the central government's policies, keeping the Silk Road open.The Han Dynasty, for the sake of defence, began to build and use a beacon tower. According to the historical records, there was along the border linea beacon tower every 5 Ii, a fort every 10 Ii, a fortress. Kezilgaha means "the red sentry" or " a red beak crow" in Uygur language. The tower is another important cultural site protected by the Autonomous Region. Located by the side of a highway only 1 kilometer from the Kizil-gaha Thousand Buddha Caves and 12 kilometers north-west of the Kuqa County. This tower is the best-preserved war-signaling station in the western region and was built in the Western Han dynasty. The base of the tower is flat and oblong; it's about6 meters long and 4.5 meters wide. The remain part is a-bout 13 meters high, it is bigger on the upper part and smaller at the bottom, there are wood framed layers were built between the layers of the upper part. Each of the layers is 1 to 1. 2 meters thick. The main part is built with the rammed earth and a wooden post in the center, each layer of earth is about 12 to 15 millimeters thick. The top part was built with the adobes. The left thpisand buddha caves is just within the walking distance to beacon tower. normolly the toourist go to Kizil buddha caves as the Kizil buddha caves is the china second largest buddha caves but this one is more interesting because if you speak louly here you will hear the nystery echo that as if you were on another planet!! We can arrange a qualified tour guide to escourt to here see the the biggest beacon tower in the entire silk road xinjiang china. As the beacon tower localed at the crossroad between south foot of Tianshan mountians and the north of the Tianshan mountians. It can be regarded as the stronghold to protect against the nomadic invasion from north of the Tianshan mountains. If you have more time in Xinjiang you are also the one who like to the story and history of Xinjiang . This place is must go place for you to get to know the one of the most famous silk road hub where the Buddhism culture and music culture had been flourished in the ancient time.It is form here that western music coming to influence chinese music. So in the buddha caves here you may see the musician caves.