Welcome to Ak-Dovurak & Kyzyl-Mazhalyk

The world’s largest open-pit asbestos mine dominates Ak-Dovurak, Tuva’s unlovable second ‘city’. Around 10km away, the main attraction is the Chinggis Khaan stone, a remarkably well-preserved 1.5m-high moustachioed stone idol. To find it, cross the Shui River to Kyzyl-Mazhalyk town then drive 8km towards Ayangalty. About 500m after you pass the turn-off to tiny Bizhiktig Khaya village, the stone figure stands all... Read More

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