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Kashkar-ata necropolis.

The necropolises are ancient in Manghystau. The earliest monuments belong to IX century. There you can follow the development of architecture during the centuries from simple stone fences to magnificent mausoleums.
Traditional architectural monuments show the combination of ancient pre-Moslem cults with the Islamic ideology and preservation of pagan signs to present times. Sagyndyk Cape is a deserted shore with rocky slopes with almost no plantation.

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Authority:
The guidebook across Kazakhstan . Authors Dagmar Schreiber and Jeremy Tredinnick.   Publishing house "Odyssey".2010.

Alexander Petrov
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