Erdaoqiao (also known as Grand Bazaar or "Da Bazha" in Chinese) is the largest retail and wholesale market of ethnic minority goods in Xinjiang. Erdaoqiao has long been a distribution center for goods from both Xinjiang and central Asian countries. A covered market was first opened in 1982, measuring 6756 sq metres, followed by the new Erdaoqiao market which was completed in 2002 and covers 35,000 square metres. Both markets forms a lively tourist and trading center. Next to the market lies the Erdaqiao mosque.
01 Xinjiang university folk museum 02 Xinjiang university folk museum 03 Xinjiang university folk museum 04 Spices and dried fruits shop 05 Roasted chicken stall 06 Baked buns
07 Butchery with mutton carcasses 08 Mutton carcasses 09 Street and buildings 10 Grand bazaar 11 Erdaoqiao mosque 12 Red pomegranates
13 Inside the Grand Bazaar 14 Handicraft shops in Grand Bazaar 15 People walking on Erdaoqiao square 16 Fruit stalls on Erdaoqiao square 17 Melons
18 Grand bazaar and people 19 Erdaoqiao complex and square 20 Erdaoqiao square and mosque 21 Erdaoqiao square and mosque 22 Erdaoqiao square, mosque and tower
23 Camel and Erdaoqiao mosque
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