Karlag was one of thousand prison camps called GULAG (or Main Department of Prison Camps. Organized during the time of mass political repressions in the Soviet Union in 1930's, the Administrative center of Karlag was located in Dolinka Village (50 km to south-west of today’s Karaganda city).
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Medeo is the most high-mountainous sport complex in the world. The mild climate of the natural boundary, an optimum level of the solar radiation, the lowered atmospheric pressure, calm, pure mountain water from which the skating rink ice is prepared, have provided an excellent quality and have created fine conditions for achievement of high sports results.
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Kolsay Lakes – one of the most beautiful places on Kazakh land. They are located at heights 1800, 2250 and 2700 metres above sea level. They are distinguished by the unique mountain watershed consisting of three natural zones and amazing variety of rare plants and animals.
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Natural boundary Kiin-Kerish is opened with erosion crust of multicoloured, mainly red clay. A city of spirits - such name is given to this place with unearthly, Martian landscapes. Washed away by water and wind clay form here very bright, freakish landscape. Puff tertiary clay with unimaginable on beauty and originality a corner with unique red, white and orange constructions. From a distance red clay rocks and breakages of Kiin-Kerisha are similar to a flame torn on a wind. Therefore it is named «Flaring cliffs».
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The Otyrar oasis is the pearl of Archeology of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Continued archaeological research, conservation activities, development of tourism infrastructure - an important component of the integration of the monuments of the oasis in the list of World Cultural Heritage.
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It seems, the Creator of the universe had intended to give mountains to these regions, but changed his mind and lifted the steppe only three hundred meters, forming Ustyurt plateau with steep cliffs, spurs and chalk escarpment. Truly fantastic landscape! Standing on the edge of escarpment, you can enjoy the flight of rare birds. Here is an amazing building - underground mosque Sufi Becket-Ata.
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It is located in Zhambul district near Aisha-bibi mausoleum, is also a unique architectural monument of the 11th -12th centuries. It is famous for its original 16- ribbed umbrella-type dome of dual curvature. In fact, the ribbed umbrella-type dome does not have any direct analogues in modern architecture of Central Asia.
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One of the the most amazing pieces of nature is situated in the Eastern Kazakhstan. It is Markakol Nature Reserve. Lake Markakol is callaed a pearl of this region. It is situated in the hollow, surrounded by Kurchum mountain chain in the north and Azutau mountains in the south.
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