List of objects included in the map
Location: Karakiyan district, Mangistau region, 40 kilometres to the north-west from Senek village.
Coordinates: N 43°33' 47.38" , E 53°22' 46.58" .
Description of the Monument: The monument was identified by specialists of Mangistau National Historical and Cultural Reserve in 2004. It was included in the preliminary list of objects of historical and cultural heritage of Mangistau region. Kuyeutam Mausoleum is a semi-square structure surfaced with worked plates. Walls are drawn with images of palms and hand prints, various animals, swords and daggers. A large part of the north-eastern part of the monument at the necropolis is covered with sand. These are low ferts and bestasses - five-level plates. Beltasses and belgitasses are set in stone heaps and marked with tamga. On the outer wall expert in Arab studies Murat Akmyrzayev deciphered the following writing: 'This inscription is written by Mullah Yesstekuly Mendibay'. Historian and ethnographer Nurlan Kulbayev deciphered an Arabic writing: 'Bismi Ali...'.
Historical Data, Legends and Stories: According to the local legends a man buried here was the son-in-law of Holy Shopan Ata. This is the first place of pilgrimage on the way to Shopan Ata necropolis.
Source: Archives of Mangistau National Historical and Cultural Reserve.
Hazret Yerzhan Burial
He did the only permitted religious activity – funeral rituals. He did not stop self-education, ordered many religious books. ...
Shopan Ata Necropolis and Underground Mosque
The mosque consists of 12 rooms connected with each other. Each room has its function. For example, a room for religious rituals, others are for education, and rooms for household needs. The central room is a rectangular hall with dimensions 7,1x5,1 m ...
Shakpak Ata Necropolis and Underground Mosque (14th–19th centuries)
Shakpak Ata mosque is the only monument in the Aral-Caspian region, on the walls of which there are inscriptions and drawings. ...
The earliest structures here date back to the second half of the 17th c. The necropolis was developed in time and space in a circle, i.e. the most ancient constructions remained in the center. Out of the two extant domed mausoleums, the structure in the southern part of the necropolis is of particular interest. ...
Becket-Ata Underground Mosque in Tobykty
The mosque is located in the outcrops of the Cretaceous rocks, rising to the height of 10 m. There are two small interconnected rooms. The original appearance of the mosque is well preserved. ...
Temir Baba Mausoleum
In the necropolis 200 objects of different types are marked. The sites are represented by round and sub-rectangular stone fences constructed with horizontal masonry technique, stelae of rough stones installed next to them, koitasses, syndyktasses and kulpytasses. ...
Memorial of T. G. Shevchenko (1847-1857) (1932)
In his paintings Tarass Shevchenko showed ethnographic details of the local Kazakhs and the nature of this land. He planted the first tree on the Mangyshlak Peninsula. ...