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Petroglyphs Behind Langar Village  

Petroglyphs Behind Langar Village

6000 of them, plus a lot of new graffiti
оҳиста суст, жай жай...Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan- Yamg to Langar to Bachor

September 2nd 2018
Day 13 Yamg to Langar to Bachor Driving Distance- 270km Sleeping altitude 3370m Highest point altitude -4360m Take a walk through the village this morning, first to the site of the stone pillar that the Sufi mystic, Muabara Kadam Wakhani (there are multiple spellings of everything here, you will see the K and Q are pretty interchangeable), fashioned into a solar calendar. We then reach the m ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Langar

Tajikistani Flag The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan beca... ... read more
12th December 2021

We were too tired to climb to these petroglyphs behind Langar...pity that! This is spectacular. We stayed at a homestay owned by the guy who runs the museum. Did you visit the squat at the Museum? If so we can share an inside joke!!! I have posted this pic & ors of yours in TB's "Rock Art of the World" thread in the Photography Forum. Check 'em out.

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