(English) During this tour you will get chance to plunge into culture and history of this sacral lands!
The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi Turkestan – is a unique monument of the past of Kazakh people. On the scales, the mausoleum of Ahmed Yassawi' is equal to Bibi Khanum mosque in Samarkand (Uzbekistan). Today tourists and pilgrims from all over the world come to Turkestan-Yassi to see the incomparable masterpiece of medieval architecture - the mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassavi.
Otrar represents the remains of the famous medieval town of Otrar, which is mentioned in almost all the geographical and historical writings of medieval towns of Zhetysu, and in the register of Ispidzhab cities.
(English) Period of IX-XII centuries was the time of recovery of urban life in the south of Kazakhstan. New towns were made, old towns were developing too. The territory of the city at that time was tightly built up with houses, grouped into blocks.
Arystan-Baba Mausoleum was erected over the grave of the famous religious mystic who lived in the XII century. Carved wooden columns of an ayvan were preserved from that time. In the XVIII century on the site of an ancient mazar, which was destroyed by an earthquake, double-domed building with aywan was built. Relying on two carved wooden columns.