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Kazygurt is a sacred mountain, Turkestan region, Kazakhstan.

Jeep tour to Kazygurt mountains.

Journey to the Kazygurt mountains from the city of Shymkent.

Kazygurt mountain range is a natural attraction, the Kazygurt mountains are very picturesque and beautiful. The highest point in the Kazygurt mountains is 1768 meters. The Kazygurt Mountains are located on a flat plain, which makes them very unusual, the mountains stretch for a distance of 49 kilometers, the width of the mountains is 16 kilometers. Kazygurt mountains are sacred, 50 different legends of different content tell about the mountains. They say that Noah's Ark is located here, the place is called Keme Kalgan. We recommend visiting the Kazygurt Mountains at any time, it is especially beautiful here in late spring and early summer, you can also come here in winter.

Kazygurt Mountains - how to get there.

The Kazygurt mountain range is located in the Turkestan region, the Talas Alatau valley, the Tien Shan mountain range. The distance from the city of Shymkent to the mountains of Kazygurt is 40 kilometers.
GPS coordinates of Mount Kazygurt: N42°03'19.11" E69°40'31.83"

Mount Kazygurt - information for tourists.

The Kazygurt Mountains are a place of pilgrimage, pilgrims come here from different parts of Kazakhstan and also from abroad. In 1991, a mausoleum was built here. The sacred place in the Kazygurt mountains is called Akbura (White Camel). Women who cannot get pregnant go to the Kazygurt mountains. Also in the mountains of Kazygurt, a stone cross is built, the size of which is 32 meters in length and 4 meters in width, this cross is also a local landmark. In the mountains of Kazygurt there is also Mount Bakanaly with a height of 879 meters, here in ancient times a caravan road passed.

Mount Kazygurt, a place of pilgrimage.


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