Location Country: Kazakhstan

Set around the lush Tamgaly Gorge, amidst the vast, arid Chu-Ili mountains, is a remarkable concentration of some 5,000 petroglyphs (rock carvings)

Petroglyphs, Tamgaly Gorge

Mausoleum to Koja Ahmad Yassaui
In this partly unfinished building, Persian master builders experimented with architectural and structural solutions later used in the construction of Samarkand, the capital of the Timurid Empire.

Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi