4 Grand Canyon In The Kazakh Way

Grand Canyon In The Kazakh Way

Posted on October 18, 2012 by team

Charyn canyon is 200 km (124 miles) to the east from Almaty not far from the border with China and is included into the territory of the Charyn national park.

It is a natural monument which formed from sedimentary rocks whose age is about 12 million years.

The height of the canyon vertical moutains reaches 150-200 m (500-650 ft) which is not small.

The length of the canyon is about 5 km long (3 miles).

Tourists like to come to this place.


Charyn Canyon is often called a younger brother of Grand Canyon of the USA.

Only a million years ago it got the look it has now.

It is very windy here.


If you find yourself in Almaty, do not lose a chance to visit the place.

Location: Charyn Canyon

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4 responses to “Grand Canyon In The Kazakh Way”

  1. Jane says:

    Why I didn’t lnow about this place before?

  2. (r)evolutionist says:

    Maybe Everett Ruess took a wrong turn in Utah and ended up here…

  3. SSSR says:

    Has this canyon been in any Star Wars movies?This canyon looks like Bryce Canyon in the state of Utah (USA).

  4. Stojan G says:

    I’ve been there 2 years ago…. beautiful place!

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