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Address: Jiefang South Road, Tianshan District, Urumqi 830002, China
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Next to Bazaar

Interesting, right next to the bazaar. Not worth to go out of your way to see, but if you are at the bazaar, you cant miss it.

Reviewed 30 June 2016
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The major site of the grand bazar. Even if there were no bazar around the mosque is well worth seeing. It's a splendid old building, one of the most interesting sites in Urumqi.

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Interesting, right next to the bazaar. Not worth to go out of your way to see, but if you are at the bazaar, you cant miss it.

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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Many people seem to confuse the Great Southern Mosque for the Grand International Bazaar. The mosque is actually located across the road next to the Erdaoqiao Market. The mosque is actually called the Southern Great Mosque (Nan Da Si) and is built with the Chinese style that you find in mosques in Xi'an. It is one of three of these... More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Its amazing to see a vibrant muslim culture in a communist china :) grand bazaar has much to offer, you can buy almost anything here, overpriced, but cool stuff. Knives mean alot in Uyghur culture, to be a man one must have a knife so goes the old culture, so you will find many of them here. If you buy... More 

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Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

Its a woderful place with the Han chinese and Uigur muslims coming together to sell all sorts of things,Knife,whip,souveniors,ice cream,and many more. There is also a carrefour there where by yiu can get all your American drinks and food. Also in the 2nd floor there is lots of local food ,like rahman, sasliqe and many more cheap and good. But... More 

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Reviewed 7 July 2012

This is not called the Southern Mosque...it's called the Grand Bazar. It's a copy of the Bukharan Ensemble in Uzbekistan but really just a brand new massive shopping centre with zillions of small stalls selling chinese clothes and trinkets. Visit in winter for better prices and more local ambience.

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