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Senek Necropolis

Jeep tour and pilgrimage to the Senek necropolis from Aktau city -

Sacred necropolises of Mangystau region and Mangyshlak peninsula -

Senek is an ancient necropolis of the XVII century, an architectural monument, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage on the Mangyshlak peninsula. The famous and very beautiful mausoleum of Nurbergen Kalyshev is located on the necropolis of Senek. The necropolis consists of 2 parts of ancient tombs, there are 3 domed mausoleums, a mosque, monuments of saganatama, koytasy and kulpytasy. In the second half of the necropolis there is the mausoleum of Bekkul Zhantorin built in 1785.

How to get there, visit -

The Senek necropolis is located on the ancient caravan road to the city of Khorezm, 2 kilometers from the village of Senek, Karakiyansky district, Mangystau region, Republic of Kazakhstan.
GPS Coordinates: 43°21'21"N 53°24'08"E

Information -

In addition to the Senek necropolis, which consists of two groups of structures, the Senek Architectural Reserve also includes the building of the Senek village mosque and a residential building similar to a yurt, which is located in the center of the village (village). Both buildings date from about the end of the XIX - beginning of the XX century, they are made of hewn limestone sandstone and give an excellent idea of the architectural forms and construction techniques of that time. The architectural Seneca Reserve is undoubtedly interesting not only to historians and architects, but also to ordinary travelers seeking to learn and understand the history of their native land.

Senek Necropolis in Mangystau region


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