Tik Asar Settlement
Travel from Almaty to Kyzylorda region -
Cities, settlements and fortresses of the Dzhetyasar culture -
Tik Asar is an ancient city, fortress, settlement, dated to the V-VII century AD, represents the remains of a fortification in the steppe of the Kyzylorda region. The city belongs to the period of prosperity of the Dzhetyasar culture, which prevailed in this region, the ancient tribes that belonged to this culture built fortress cities and settlements around them here. Tikasar was a large and massive fortress, fortified and surrounded by small buildings.
How to get there, visit -
The settlement of Tikasar is located 14 kilometers from the village of Aldashbai Akhun in Karmakchi district, Kyzylorda region, Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 45°02'07"N 63°38'18"E
The city, the settlement of Tik Asar is located at an altitude of 110 meters above sea level, in the boundless Kazakh steppe. The place where the fortification is located is very picturesque, a country road leads to it. The walls of the Tiak Asar fortress towered 15 meters in height, the interior of the citadel building, according to the assumptions of the researchers, consisted of several floors and towered above the fortress walls. Even now, after centuries, the whole complex looks very impressive, although such natural phenomena as rain and wind, sudden temperature changes have tried to destroy it. The area of the courtyard where the citadel was located was 80x50 meters. During the research and excavations carried out at the site, ceramics, jugs, bowls, etc. were found.
Tik Asar fortress city in Kyzylorda region