Sights of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a land of boundless, interminable steppes, vast harsh deserts and inaccessible snowy mountain ranges - unlimited source of crystal clear water running down the steep slopes to feed fertile lowlands. Remnants of ancient caravan routes still can be seen to reveal how the East was connecting the West were in the past times through country‘s southern steppe areas verging to the great deserts of the Central Asia. Mountainous Altay, Kazakhstan This world is not that different with its customs and moral, in particular if one takes a closer look at the local architecture and cuisine. A multifaceted universe rises up at ones eyes putting together the dazzling bright contrasts on the one hand with the placatory peaceful halftones on the other. Here one can find practically all climatic zones: from torrid deserts to eternal snows of the mountain heights reaching beyond the clouds. This gives a peculiar colouring to the nature and the landscape of Kazakhstan.

Sights of Kazakhstan - The mausoleum of Saint Kanarbay

The mausoleum of Saint Kanarbay

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 structure in the steppes around the …

Sights of Kazakhstan - Antiquities of Kazakhstan

Antiquities of Kazakhstan

Turkestan. 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 most important Enlightenment …

Sights of Kazakhstan - Reserves of Kazakhstan

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 is located in spurs …

Sights of Kazakhstan - Baykonur


The Baykonur Cosmodrom is located amid semi-desert about 250km north-west of Kizyl-Orda. In 1961 this place has once and for all become historical for the whole planet of Earth. It was here where the faith of our civilization was decided and the countdown of new cosmonautic era started. From June 2 to June 4, 2000 the town celebrated its 45th anniversary of Baykonur (former Leninsk). Those originally …