The Burana Tower (Buraninsky Minaret) is an archaeological and architectural monument located among the ruins of the Buraninsky fortification, 12 km southwest of the city of Tokmak in Kyrgyzstan.
Historians believe that the medieval city of Balasagun was located here - the capital of one of the largest and most powerful feudal Turkic states - the state of Karakhanids (940-1212). At this time, Balasagun, located on the Great Silk Road, was one of the flourishing cities of Central Asia. In 1219, the city was captured by the Mongols, and by the XIV century. and completely ceased to exist. Only the huge Burana tower, the ruins of fortresses and defensive walls, as well as fragments of water pipes and household items and decorative art found here testify today to the former greatness of the capital of the Karakhanids.
Some call Kegety the most beautiful gorge in Kyrgyzstan. It is located about 90 km from Bishkek, on the northern side of the Kyrgyz ridge. At the bottom of the gorge are the river and valley of the same name, whose slopes are famous for their meadows and alpine forests. Here not only berries such as strawberries, bones and blackberries grow, but also rare unique medicinal herbs.
Kegety Gorge is also known for its 20-meter waterfall, which is quite easy to reach, so tourists visit it regularly. In addition, Kegety Gorge is popular among those who like horseback riding.
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