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Tash-Rabat Caravanserai in Kyrgyzstan. According to one author, this is probably the best-preserved Silk Road site you will find, and no other retains as much of its original atmosphere. (V)

Tash-Rabat Caravanserai in Kyrgyzstan. According to one author, this is probably the best-preserved Silk Road site you will find, and “no other retains as much of its original atmosphere.

The Ultimate Guide To Backpacking Kyrgyzstan - Goats On The Road

The Ultimate Guide To Backpacking Kyrgyzstan

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A research paper examining the curious and complex history of silk production in China and the spread of silk to western cultures over time.

One of my top three current travel dreams is to traverse the entire old Silk Road overland from China to Europe. Here is Tash Rabat caravanserai high in the Tian Shan mountains of central Kyrgyzstan, a fortified travelers inn dating from the 15th century.

One of my top three current travel dreams is to traverse the entire old Silk Road overland from China to Europe. Here is Tash Rabat caravanserai high in the Tian Shan mountains of central Kyrgyzstan, a fortified travelers inn dating from the century.

Tash Rabat caravanserai on the Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan

Tash Rabat was on one of the two routes of the Silk Road that went around Lake Chatyr-Kol and is hidden in a small valley protected from the elements.

"Travelers who reached Tash Rabat have already crossed the dangerous Torugart Pass, giving them the chance to recharge their energy for the next leg of the journey through the Tian Shan Mountains, to pray for a safe passage and to restock on food and water."

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Discover Tash Rabat in At-Bashi District, Kyrgyzstan: Extremely isolated Silk Road caravanserai in the middle of nowhere.

Tash Rabat , a 15th century caravanserai (roadside inn) on the ancient Silk Road, in the At Bashy Range, Kyrgyzstan

Tash Rabat , a century caravanserai (roadside inn) on the ancient Silk Road, in the At Bashy Range, Kyrgyzstan

Tash Rabat is a well-preserved 15th century stone caravanserai in At Bashy district, Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan. The area is a center for hiking and horse-trekking. (V)

Tash Rabat is a well-preserved century stone caravanserai in At Bashy district, Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan. The area is a center for hiking and horse-trekking.

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