Collaboration on the Kultobe archaeological park
Conservation and restoration works are being carried out at the site of Kultobe by Kazakh Institute of Culture leaded by Dr. Andrey R. Khazbulatov and under the expert support and supervision of the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS).
The measures are being implemented in the framework of a wider initiative aimed to create an archaeological park within the boundaries of the Buffer Zone of the World Heritage Property of the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi. The objective of the project is raising awareness on the history of the city of Turkestan and promotion of the tourism potential.
The works are being carried out on the area of 9 ha. The total of 10 archaeological monuments, including the remains of residential houses of various epochs, fragments of the religious sites, fortification walls and paved streets of the 19-20th centuries are in the focus of the project.
Scientific conservation and partial restoration and the subsequent museumification are implemented in accordance with high international standards and relevant laws and regulations in Kazakhstan.
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