The Burana Tower

The Burana tower is located on the Chuy valley which is 80 km. far from Bishkek in the east. This region is where the antique Balasagun city was established and rendered as a capital city by Qarakhanids in the last part of IXth century. The tower situated in the silk road, was used as minaret as well as an observation tower during the Qarakhanid era.