The territory of modern Karakalpakstan is an "archaeological reserve", which today has numerous ancient artifacts. The first archaeological remains relate to the time of the Stone Age. Moreover, the history of the formation of this state is full of events which influenced the development of Uzbekistan and neighboring regions.
Sightseeings in Karakalpakstan
In this region still preserved unique monuments of bygone civilizations such as settlement Tuprak-Kala, Janbas-Kala and Ayaz-Kala fortresses. Here is also located an archaeological complex Mizdakhan that includes numerous historical monuments and is situated in the square with three hills that surround it. Some scientists believe that Mizdakhan is a city of Mizda, mentioned in the holy book of Zoroastrism "Avesta". Here you can see the ruins of the majestic buildings.
Modern Karakalpakstan and Nukus
Being a capital of the Karakalpak Republic Nukus is located in the north of Uzbekistan, on the right bank of the Amu Darya River. It is a modern, beautiful city, center of economic and cultural life of the region.
History of Karakalpakstan and Khorezm
Karakalpakstan had become part of a huge state of Khorezm in III century BC. From this time, its history was closely linked with the history of ancient Khorezm state.
Khorezm region has many ancient fortress and monuments that reflects national architectural inheritance of Uzbekistan. That is why it always attracted attention with its majestic beauty, uniqueness and mystery. The scientists have begun to study the history of ancient Khorezm only in the middle of the last century, and still it hides a multitude of amazing secrets. Khorezm carpets are famous all over the world. As a result of an emphasis on the repair and restoration of historic, cultural and architectural sites, increase the flow of foreign and domestic tourists that reflects in rapidly developing tourism industry.