Kyrgyz Uzgen complex
Kyrgyzstan is famous for its historical places and one of them is the Uzgen complex. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and to see this historical, cultural, architectural and archaeological complex. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it in 54 kilometers from Osh on the right bank of the Kara Darya River. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that, Uzgen city was a trade center in the II-I centuries BC from the Fergana Valley to Kashgar. It is important to note that, Uzgen city was the second capital of the Karakhanid state in the XI-XII centuries, exactly in this period of time, the Uzgen minaret was built. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see a beautiful minaret and a group of mausoleums. In this period of time, the Karakhanid nobility are buried. If you enter in minaret in your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see the initial height of 45 meters, but after destruction, it became 27.5 meters. The Uzgen minaret consists of three parts. Its square foundation has a depth of two meters with sides of nine meters, which is made of stones and sealed. If you notice the lower part of the Uzgen minaret in your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it in an octahedral base with a height of about five meters. It is built of burnt bricks. Moving on, you are going to see the southern side with a height of two meters, where the main entrance to the minaret. The middle part of the minaret shaped cylindrically and goes upwards. Next is the diameter at the bottom of eight meters, in the upper part is about six. There is a spiral staircase with 53 steps. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have a chance to hear an adhan from mullah or call to prayer.