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Baykonur

Baikonur (that means «fertile land» in Kazakh) – is a small town in the Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan, located on the right, the high bank in a bend of the Syr Darya River. The climate here is sharply continental arid, characterized by long hot, dry summers and cold with little snow, very windy winters. Starting […]

Reserves of Kazakhstan

There are many reserves or national parks which save the flora and fauna of these unique environment in Kazakhstan. Among them are national parks Altyn Emel and Bayanul, reserves Aksu-Dzhabagly, Naurzumskiy, Usturtskiy and Markakolskiy. Aksu-Djabagli. Aksu-Djabagli is the oldest reserve of Kazakhstan and the first in Central Asia received status of biospheric reserve of UNESCO […]

Antiquities of Kazakhstan

1500-year-old city of Turkestan became popular thanks to the sermons of the famous sufisheyha, an outstanding poet and humanist of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi called Hazrat Sultan. In ancient times the city was known as Jassi. Theological School, founded by Yassavi attracted eager knowledge from neighboring cities and remote steppes of Kazakhstan. The city became the […]

The mausoleum of Saint Kanarbay

There are many shrines in Uzbekistan, visited by thousands of pilgrims. Some of the shrines are world famous, such as the complex of Bakhaudin Nakshbandi in Bukhara or the memorial of Al-Bukhari near Samarkand. Others are only known locally, such as the complex of Saint Kanarbay in the Navoi Province. There is an unusual solitary […]

Balkhash

Balkhash – is a small green town on the northern shore of the lake of the same name in the Bay of Bertys that is situated 380 kilometers from the regional center of Karaganda city, Kazakhstan. In addition, to the territory of the city can also be attributed Konyrat, Gulshat and Sayak villages. The city’s […]