Sanctuary of Merke
Sanctuary of Merke. Look for a rental car in Almaty or Nur-Sultan (Astana) for a trip to Merk. Car rental Vladex will provide you with a rental car for your trip to the Merke Sanctuary. Merke is a Turkic sanctuary located near the village of Merke in the Zhambyl region of Kazakhstan. The sanctuary was kept in good condition due to inaccessibility. Thanks to this, one can trace the development of the culture of Turkic nomads for almost a millennium. Merke has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The sanctuary has an area of about 250 km2, located at an altitude of 3000 m.