Ancient City of Uchkat-shahr

Ancient City of Uchkat-shahr Located 20 kilometers to the west of Xinhe County, the site is the ruins of an ancient city of the Han and Jin Dynasties. Composed of inner, outer and central parts, the ancient city is slightly circular. The wall was built by ramming earth and the base of the wall of inner city is 10 meters thick and remains a height of 5 meters. The outer city has already been damaged. A valuable cultural relic, a bronze seal with crouching-sheep-shaped handle and incised Chinese characters of “Han Gui Yi Qiang Chang”, was found in the site. Now it is listed as a major cultural site under the autonomous region protection.