Ruins of Shyrdakbek fortress

The ancient clay adobe fortress Shyrdak Bek Korgon was built in the 10th-12th centuries to defend the border. The fortress is surrounded by a moat. The height of the wall that has survived to this day is six meters. Thickness of the walls is six meters. Special holes for archery have been preserved tothis day in the fortress.

Shyrdak Bek Korgon

Burial sites that are interesting from a historical point of view arealso located in Ak-Tala (a district center not far from the fortress). Local historians believe that these are the remains of the tombs of the Huns wholived here in the 2nd century AD. In total, six such graves arefound not far from the fortress.


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