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[Google Translate:] Holidays in Kazakhstan. Turkestan - a center for trade, science and culture of the country, will amaze your guests harmony, combining enthusiasm and wisdom of our past. Founded in 500 AD at the crossroads of caravan routes of the Silk Road - Turkestan managed to preserve the medieval character of the city. Tourists getting here, as if the books are on the pages of oriental tales.
Top attractions: Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi - a great saint, with a mysterious golden glow, it being devoid of any gold or gold-plated inclusions, built at the command of Timur in 1399, Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "Azret Sultan ; Mosque Aulie Kumshyk-Ata (XV-XVII centuries). - place of pilgrimage of the faithful, famous basement "Hammam", Otrar oasis - a 150 small towns, castles, fortresses and caravanserais, some of which dated back to II century BC ; and even the nature of the surrounding city - the river and mountains create perfect conditions for rafting, fishing, hiking and horse riding, bicycle tours and mountain climbing.
Kazakhstan - the crossroad of Europe and Asia. For thousands of years the land was on the border between civilizations and religions. The result - a very distinctive culture
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, erected on the grave of the preacher, the Sufi poet and one of the first mystics of the Turkic world, is one of the main places of worship of Muslims in the region