Architectural sights in Kazakhstan

     The 1500-year-old city of Turkestan began to be popular thanks to sermons well-known suphi sheikh, the outstanding poet and Architectural sights in Kazakhstanhumanist Hodzhi Ahmed Jassavi, named the Hazret-sultan. During far times the city was known under name Jassi. The theological school based Jassavi, involved thirsting knowledge from the next cities and the remote steppes of Kazakhstan. The city became the most considerable cultural the centre in Kazakhstan. 

The memorial complex which has appeared on a tomb great Jassavi, has turned to one of the most visited places in the Central Asia. In the end of XIV century Turkestan has got a unique construction – a wide complex of constructions round Hodzhi Ahmed's Mausoleum, erected Great Timur. In the Muslim world Hodzhi Ahmed's Mausoleum is considered the second Messa. Ancient Sghts in Kazakhstan are built by the most considerable governors of the world.

Mausoleum Babadzha-Hatun
     Mausoleum Babadzha-Hatun is well-known for the 16-costal covering. Second such roof is not present in architecture of Central Asia. The carved brick decorates Mausoleum walls.

Mausoleum Ajsha-Bibi
     Mausoleum Ajsha-Bibi – a unique construction in all Central Asia completely covered with a terracotta carving. The building is included in the list of the most valuable historical architectural constructions UNESCO. All carved ornaments are made by a simple cutter.

Aristanbaba Kumbez
     Aristanbaba Kumbez – the archaeological monument of XIX century located in village Kagam, near to ruins of former Otrar. It is coArchitectural sights in Kazakhstannstructed on a tomb of the great religious mystic of XII century Aristanbaba, on hearings, former teacher Hodzhi Ahmed Jassavi. Building Aristanbaba Kumbez has undergone to full evolution. It has got the present kind after full reconstruction of 1910. The volume form of a monument is unique and simultaneously typical for the people of southern Kazakhstan XIX – the XXth centuries.

Isfidzhab (now is Sauries)
     In historical chronicles IX-X of centuries Isfidzhab was mentioned as the first class military fortress. During thousand-year history to Isfidzhab - sauries many times faced enemies and each time bravely battled to last soldier. Now here it is possible to see remains of the known White House, that in transfer means to Sauries, that represent ruins of walls, bastions, minarets of destroyed mosque of Bazalakat (XII century) with a spiral ladder and a dilapidated input in the basis, to leaders in anywhere; mausoleum Karashash ana (XIX century); Abdul-aziz-women (XVIII century).

     Otrar is a city on a silk way which is located on crossing of various landscapes and a crossroads of karavan roads. In X-XII centuries the city has blossomed as shopping centre. Medieval philosopher Al-Farabi – comes from this city. Ceramics of Otrar differs unattractiveness glazes and the accuracy of drawing deserving special attention. Mint of Otrar was well-known. Now of former glory of this city remind the dugout sites of ancient settlement.