Subash Ancient City
It is located on the southern slope of the Queletagh Mountain, 20 kilometers northeast of Kuqa County. The Subash Ancient city is divided in to two sections which are to the east and to the west of Kuqa River. It is the site of a Buddhist temple built during the Wei and Jin Dynasties.
The east temple built on the mountain side, has remains of the temple’s living quarters, towers, and walls. The west temple is squares in shape which is 318 meters long and 10 meters high courtyard wall within which there are dense ruins. On the north, there is a row of caves which had been found Qiuci language inscriptions and Buddhist images. From this ancient city, unearthed iron/copper tools, pottery, wooden articles, murals, clay Buddhist statues, wooden slips. In 1978, a tomb was excavated at the base of the middle pagoda in the west temple, where there unearthed female bones with sacrificial objects being displayed in Kuqa Museum.