One of the oldest cities in Kyrgyzstan, Uzgen, is located on 56 kilometers northeast of the city of Osh. The city's population is about 50 thousand residents. The town was founded in the VII-IX centuries, through this city lead the trade route connecting Central Asia and Kashgar. In the XII century. Uzgen was the capital of the southern state Karakhanids.
So far, the city preserved in important architectural monuments of the period. Among them a unique architectural complex, including the minaret height of about 27 m, madrasah and three mausoleum where were buried rulers of the dynasty Karakhanids. All buildings are built of brick and ceramic parts, the outside decorated with patterns and ornaments.
Also in the city of Uzgen you can see a mosque built in the XIX century, Renovated and open to the public.