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From Osh to Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan

From Osh to Uzgen, Kyrgyzstan

Uzgen

The town is mentioned in Chinese annals of the second century BC. It was one of the capitals of the Karakhanids, who called it Mavarannahr and left three well-preserved mausolea. Uzgend became the abode of Muhammad b. Nasr during the Kara-Khanid split into two branches.

Accounts of Uzgend were found in the works of Arab writers like Al-Muqaddasi and Ibn Hawqal in the 10th century. (Wikipedia)

Uzgen is one of the Kyrgyzstan Silk Road sites which are on the tentative list of Unesco world heritage sites.

More: destinationosh.com/what-to-do/visit-uzgen/

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Photo taken on 14 July 2018 (© Ninara / Flickr)

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