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Nurteppa of ancient settlement.

Excursion tours on Istaravshan.

Site of ancient settlement Nurteppa represents a unique monument of period Akmenids with original architectural and material culture and is located in city of Istaravshan Sogd of province of Republic Tajikistan.
Site of ancient settlement Nurteppa is an archeologic monument XII - IV centuries B.C. Its area of 18 hectare, it is located on coast of the river Nidzhon. The object is strengthened by a defensive wall with a citadel chaitya arch  forms.
Early layers of a site of ancient settlement concern to VII - to IV centuries B.C. with dwellings of type mud hut. Walls are strengthened by rectangular bricks.

The Tourist guidebook on monuments of Tajikistan. 2012.