Andir Ancient City

March 1, 2018
Hotan attraction

Andir Ancient city is located in Andir village of Niya county of Hotan prefecture. It is in side the dessert about 20kms far from Andir village. Andir Ancient city is belonging to the Hah and Jin dynasties.

It is a sister ancient city of Niya ancient city. The ancient city is round shaped, and there is an open gate in the east. The Andir ancient city gate is about 3.4ms wide and has two door wings. The city wall is about 2 to 3ms thick,and diameter of the inner city is about 200ms. The inner city was tightly built, but most of it’s part is destroyed now. They found some cotton bolls, ears of the wheat, cotton fabrics and so on were found.