Kashi catwalk common people residence: on the Kashengaer old castle town southeastern end loess high cliff has a Uygur resident alley; Uygur name: Extravagant unwearied effort its Asia Bei Xixiang. Italy is on the high cliff earth ceramic; Topography highest this is counts located at the Kashi old castle town in hundred meter Gao Ya, as early as exists in the history” more than 2000 years ago on oneself. Handed down Eastern Han Dynasty great soldier Ban Chao, Geng Gongzeng to leave behind the trail here. When the 9th century intermediate stage Kashi pulled the perspiration dynasty, constructed the royal palace in this Gao Ya northern side, Gao Ya south side and northern side originally is links in one, divided the north and south both sides. Lives in catwalk common people residence 94 year old of earth clay modelling person Mai Maiti the Axi wooden narration, the high cliff divides into now two mutually not the south cliff continually and north the cliff origin. It is said preceding time runs out in several hundred years from the Pamirs big mountain torrent suddenly the high cliff region a big gap, henceforth the north and south cut off, divide into respectively independent two steep slope , now the catwalk common people residence constructs on the south slope. the catwalk common people residence existing resident 603 households, the population more than 2450 people, all are the Uygur national minority. To the catwalk common people residence visit, the visit tourist wants to respect to Uygur's manners and customs. the catwalk common people residence topography is rugged, the densely population, the alley many, spreads across, extends in all directions. In the lane also has many hundred year ago old dwelling housing, some are two, three story of simple buildings, the staircase does not have mostly the guard rail, even also has dangerous houses.
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