Cultural landscape of Ulytau

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Cultural landscape of Ulytau is part of the Tentative list of Kazakhstan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Cultural landscape of Ulytau is a mixed nomination with a natural aspect of temperate semi-desertic grassland ecosystem with low land steppe, conical-shaped hills, plains, river valleys and lakes On the cultural aspect, the area has been settled around 4500 BC and became an important corridor of migration during the middle Age, with Mongols secret burial place od Gengis Khan descendants and then the center of Uzbek and Kazakh khans. All those people have left remains, with about 337 monuments preserved, including the only three preserved mausolea of the Golden Horde.

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Full Name
Cultural landscape of Ulytau
Country
Kazakhstan
Added
1998
Type
Mixed
Categories
Cultural Landscape - Relict Natural landscape - Grassland and tundra
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1998 Added to Tentative List

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