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Charyn canyon is unique natural monument of Kazakhstan formed about 30 million years ago located about 200 km from Almaty city. The photos by tengry.net (all pictures are clickable).

Charyn canyon, Kazakhstan view 1

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Oct/10

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Kaindy Lake beautiful sceneries

Kaindy Lake (Almaty oblast) appeared as a result of earthquake happened in 1910. Today the area surrounding the lake has the status of Kazakhstan national park. The water of the lake is cold but it is especially popular among the divers because of the picturesque views of underwater trees. The photos by tengry.net (clickable).

Kaindy Lake, Kazakhstan view

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Sep/10

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Besshatyr burial mounds

Altyn Yemel is the largest national park of Kazakhstan located in Almaty oblast, about 150 km from Almaty city. There is a unique object of history and archaeology on its territory – Besshatyr burial mounds.

The necropolis has the tombs of Eastern Scythians or Saky-Tigrakhauda people lived on that territory in 7th-6th centuries BC. There are 30 mounds located in the area. The largest one is the King’s mound with the height of 17 meters and a diameter of 104 meters. And here is the video of the area.

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Sep/10

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Butakovka valley picturesque views

On the route Almaty – Medeu there is a sign “Butakovka”. Before the last stop of the bus #29 turn left, after passing through a small village in about 10 miles the road will bring you to the amazingly picturesque place – Butakovka valley (photos by tengry.net).

Butakovka valley, Kazakhstan view

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Sep/10

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Kazakhstan mighty falcons views

Falcons are one of the main symbols of Kazakhstan (there is one on the flag of the country). And you can see why just looking at the following very nice photos captured in Almaty oblast of Kazakhstan by Valery Ayapov.

Kazakhstan mighty falcons view

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Sep/10

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Boguty mountains Martian landscapes

The following Martian looking landscapes are Boguty mountains located to the east of Almaty city (Almaty oblast) of Kazakhstan. The photos were captured by A.Zhdanko (all the pictures are clickable).

Boguty mountains, Kazakhstan view

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Aug/10

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Alpine lake Issyk beautiful sceneries

Issyk lake is located about 70 km to the east of Almaty city, about 1750 meters above the sea level. The lake is one the main attractions of Almaty region. The following pictures of Issyk lake were captured by Valery Ayapov.

Issyk lake, Kazakhstan scenery

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