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Begazy Mountains, Begazy Sanctuary, Begazy ancient burial place.

Tour to the Begazy mountains from Karaganda.

Sights of the Karaganda region, mountains Begazy.

The Begazy Mountains are also known as the Begazy Mountain Upland, the mountains are low granite hills, the maximum heights here do not exceed 1000 meters above sea level. In the vicinity of the mountains there are ancient cultural monuments, the place is a local landmark and a place of pilgrimage. It is easy to get here from the city of Karaganda.

Begazy mountains - how to get there.

Mount Begazy is located on the territory of the Karaganda region in Kazakhstan. The main landmark here is Aktogay village, Aktogay district. From the village of Aktogay to the mountains of Begazy, the distance is approximately 40 kilometers. The river Karatal flows here. The distance from the city of Karaganda to the place is 300 kilometers.

Sanctuary of Begazy, megalithic mausoleum, ancient mounds of Begazy in the mountains of Begazy.

The mounds of Begazy and the ancient sanctuary of Begazy are a historical monument in Kazakhstan. The monument is located on the left bank of the Karatal River at the foot of the Begazy Mountains. The sanctuary was first explored in 1992 by Kazakh archaeologists. On the site of the sanctuary there was a proto-city that belongs to the ancient Dandybaev culture. Also here are the mounds of Begazy (ancient burials), which were also investigated by local archaeologists. Bronze arrowheads and spearheads, a stone hammer, jugs, and bones of mountain goats and deer were found here. It is believed that sacrifices were made in this place. The whole complex belongs to the Andronovo culture. Hairpins, needles, beads were also found here. The complex is considered very ancient, presumably the complex has existed since the 8th century BC.

Begazy mountains, proto-city, Megilite mausoleum of Begazy.


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