The city of Taraz is located on the southern region of Kazakhstan near the border of Kyrgyzstan. It is observed to be the third fastest growing city in Kazakhstan, next to Astana (the capital city) and Turkistan. Its old Soviet name was Jambul or Zhambul. Kazakhstan is the largest former Soviet state and the ninth biggest country in the world. It is home to so many modern facilities and ancient sites that make it a truly important tourist destination in this part of the world.
The ancient city of Taraz is more than 2,000 years old, making it one of the oldest cities in Kazakhstan. It was recognized by UNESCO [Read more…]