Ancient city, Taraz

The first information about the city of Taraz, preserved till our time, is in Chinese sources dated back to the middle of the 1st century BC. The Buddhist monk Xuanzan passing through Taraz in 485 noted that the city is quite large and full of merchants from different countries.

Tolos, Taraz, Yany, Auliye-Ata, Mirzoyan, Dzhambul and again Taraz. This city is a witness of different eras, conquerors, and states. Here, every stone might be a piece of antiquity.