Kyrgyzstan: Tash Rabat


There are many interesting places in Kyrgyzstan. And you are going to find out about one of them.

Not far from China is a unique place - Tash Rabat that means Stone Castle.

It was a place for tired traders to have a rest and to have protection from robbers.

The caravanserai Tash Rabat is an architectural monument of the 14th century. It is built in a gorge at an altitude of 3200 m above sea level. More than half of it is directly built into the rock. The front of Tash Rabat has minaret-like columns. There is a long corridor inside. On which side it has doors to rooms. The thickness of walls is one meter. In total there are 31 rooms in Tash Rabat. And you can see there a special deep hall to keep prisoners.