Ancient Khorezm

Mizdakhan, Giaour Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Mizdakhan, Giaour Kala, Anc ...Mizdakhan, Giaour Kala, Anc ...

A vast cemetery covering 2 hills in the former Amu Darya delta. According to geographers, it was the 2nd largest Khorezm city.
Kirkiz Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Kirkiz Kala, Ancient KhorezmKirkiz Kala, Ancient Khorezm

If you think Ancient Khorezm citadels are a bit a kind of lonely places, get there: Kirkiz kala means "the 40 women citadel"...
Koy Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Koy Kala, Ancient KhorezmKoy Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Little fortress at the exit of Kirkiz village boarding to the road leading to the south.
Kul Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Kul Kala, Ancient KhorezmKul Kala, Ancient Khorezm

A little fortress perched on the top of a small hill, lost in the desert...
Koykrylgan Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Koykrylgan Kala, Ancient KhorezmKoykrylgan Kala, Ancient Khorezm

This strange citadel is lost in the bush and is considered by scientifics to be a cult structure dedicated to astronomical observations of the sun and stars.
Kyzyl Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Kyzyl Kala, Ancient KhorezmKyzyl Kala, Ancient Khorezm

This little fortress is well preserved, laying not far from the Khorezm ancient capital: Toprak kala.
Ayaz Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Ayaz Kala, Ancient KhorezmAyaz Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Ayaz is an amazing fortress located on three levels on the eastern side of the Sultanuizdag mountain ridge. Maybe the most impressive fortress among the "Ancient Khorezm 50 fortresses"...
Toprak Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Toprak Kala, Ancient KhorezmToprak Kala, Ancient Khorezm

The ancient capital of Khorezm. Maybe the best preserved citadel of the "50 Khorezm fortresses".
Guldursun Kala, Ancient Khorezm

Guldursun Kala, Ancient KhorezmGuldursun Kala, Ancient Khorezm

A very impressive and well conserved fortress.
Chilpyk, Ancient Khorezm

Chilpyk, Ancient KhorezmChilpyk, Ancient Khorezm

This amazing site is perched on the top of a conic hill, overlooking the Amu Darya river.
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