Kenty Baba Necropolis
Expedition tours in Mangyshlak (Mangystau) -
Tour, excursion to the necropolis of Kenty Baba from Aktau -
Kenty Baba is an ancient necropolis, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage and prayer reading on the Mangyshlak peninsula. The necropolis dates from the X-XV centuries, the complex is a complex of ancient monuments, mausoleums, (burials). The monument was first discovered in 1979, studied in 1983 by the Ministry of Culture of the Kazakh SSR, archaeological and restoration work has been carried out on the necropolis over the years. The mausoleum, necropolis of Kenta Baba is included in the list of historical and cultural monuments, the object is protected by the state of Kazakhstan.
How to get there, visit -
The Kenty Baba Necropolis is located in Tupkaragan district, Mangystau region, Mangyshlak Peninsula, Kazakhstan.
GPS coordinates: N44°27'46" E50°59'42"
Kenty Baba Sufi -
Kenty Baba was a holy man, a Sufi, a religious man who came to Mangyshlak to preach Islam, he built a mosque here that became known by his name, the Kenty Baba Mosque.
Mausoleum, necropolis of Kenty Baba is an architectural monument of the Mangyshlak peninsula, the main building of the necropolis has been restored at the moment and is a rectangular structure, 4 meters high. On the necropolis there is a place for reading prayers and performing rituals, the place is popular among travelers and pilgrims. The necropolis is surrounded by the beautiful boundless steppe of the Mangyshlak peninsula, it is incredibly beautiful, quiet, you will never meet crowds of tourists here.
Kenty Baba Necropolis in Mangystau region, Mangyshlak, Kazakhstan