Otrar attractions

Archaeological Site in Otrar


The ruins of the formerly prosperous Silk Road town of Otrar are located near the town of Shauildir. In its heyday Otrar spread over nearly 10 times the area of the mound itself. Archaeologists have exposed a now un…
Mausoleum in Otrar

Aristan Bab Mausoleum

This mausoleum is the tomb of an early mentor of Kozha Akhmed Yasaui, a religious mystic whose tomb should be visited before that of Yasaui in Turkestan, if you're a pilgrim. Much of the existing domed, brick buildi…
Museum in Otrar

Otrar Museum

Having reopened in time for the 2017 Expo, this museum is a good introduction if you're looking to visit the Otyrar-Tobe ruins. Highlights here include archaeological finds from the settlements of Otyrar-Tobe, Altyn…