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0 The City of the Dead

The City of the Dead

Posted on December 11, 2012 by team


Balkar nation has been forming for centuries in the valleys and gorges of the Kabardino-Balkaria highlands. The valley of the Chegem river is one of such places.  The most inetersting local village is Eltyubyu which still has various monuments of folk architecture related to different stages of the architecture development. One of the monuments is the City of the Dead, unique in its variety of burial structures.

This is the Chegem gorge.

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