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Beki Necropolis

Mangyshlak Nature Tour program -

Trip from Turkmenabad to the Bozzhira tract -

Beki is a necropolis of the XVII century, an ancient sacred, sacred place, a place of pilgrimage on Mangyshlak. The Mangystau region is filled with sacred places and the Beki necropolis is one of such places, the necropolis is a complex of medieval graves, such places are considered sacred by the Kazakhs, you can always meet pilgrims and just travelers to sacred places. In the center of the Beki necropolis there are nameless domed mausoleums, necropolises decorated with zoomorphic, geometric, cosmological and other images.

How to get there, visit -

Necropolis Beki is located 4 kilometers from the village of Shetpe, Mangistau district, Mangistau region. The Republic of Kazakhstan.

Information -

The Beki necropolis covers an area of 120-80 meters, contains 3 domed halls, 12 outstanding saganatams, 2 sandyktas and more than 100 different small tombstones, koytas, ushtas, bestas, and other traditional types of tombstones. The architectural and artistic significance of the Beki necropolis has 2 domed mausoleums located in the center of the necropolis. The mausoleums are built of limestone slabs and blocks of very high quality laid and processed with unusual proportions using traditional methods. The mausoleums are topped with pointed domes made in the shape of a military Kazakh helmet.

Beki Necropolis in Mangystau region


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