Kalyn Arbat Necropolis
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Kalyn Arbat is an ancient necropolis of the X-XIX century, a sacred place, a place of pilgrimage on the Mangyshlak peninsula, one of many necropolises in the Mangystau region. The necropolis is similar in its architecture to all other mausoleums and necropolises of the peninsula. The object is a historical and cultural heritage and is protected by the state. The necropolis is located in the steppe of the peninsula, on the shore of the Caspian Sea, it is very beautiful, quiet, and there are no people and travelers at all, you can meet rare pilgrims.
How to get there, visit -
Mausoleum, necropolis of Kalyn Arbat is located in Mangystau region, Mangyshlak peninsula, 36 kilometers from the city of Aktau.
The Kalyn Arbat necropolis is the oldest sacred structure, it is a complex of ancient and modern monuments and burials. The complex is located on the shore of the Caspian Sea and is very popular among pilgrims and newlyweds, young couples come here to perform a marriage ritual. The belief in the departed ancestors prevails among the Kazakh people, therefore all ancient and modern necropolises, mausoleums and burials have great sacred significance for people. The Kalyn Arbat necropolis is a sacred place near which you should stop and raise your hands and look into the sky. After all, it is not for nothing that they say that marriages are performed in heaven.
Kalyn Arbat Necropolis in Mangystau region, Mangyshlak Peninsula, Kazakhstan