One of the main (as a philosophical and constructive value) characters yurt is round. The diversity of the range of occurrences of terms in the tent begins with its outer dome shape. After countless community design, highlighted by the terms baskurs has exploded into a power outlet and symaks tekemets, the golden spiral rugs, round in the patterns of dishes, beds, cabinets and chests. And finally reaching the main range of the yurt - shanyrak - open holes in the dome of the yurt, all together exalted upward to the blue sky, to the chief deity of the Kazakhs - Tengri.
Shanrak - the circular top of the dome tent - has always been capacious characters, ideas about human life and the universe, the continuity of generations, since the unity and harmony of life. Passed from generation to generation, personified shanrak procreation, protection gone, but dear to the heart of ancestors, the favor of the heavenly bodies.
So what is a Kazakh yurt? When - it has been recognized by researchers as "the most perfect type of portable shelters and impressed the travelers and merchants, ambassadors of foreign states and medieval historians. Many of them, including the B. Rubruka and M. Protector, A. and N. Vamberi Bichurin left fanciful descriptions of felt tents and marquees, amazed them with his comfort and splendor of attire.
Today we can say that it reflected the phenomenon and the philosophy of the nomad and his way of life. Yurta can be understood as a perpetual reminder of the greatness and infinity of the universe, and as an eternal appeal to the understanding and humility before the deepest mysteries of nature. It can be perceived homely and secure home, full of fantastically colorful comfort. You can see in her inscrutable convenient collapsible design, obedient to the will the owner, which collected in a few minutes in any landscape - the valley of the mountains or valley, green hills and endless expanses of the steppe.
In all forms, in any of its variations,
whether ac yd - white front or otau yd - a small
yurt Suite, hiking yurt-yd Jol or the graying of
the rain everyday yurt shepherd - she will
always remain for us a precious and precious
symbol of life for our ancestors.
Tourists are offered in yurts try the Kazakh national cuisine for the expanded dastarkhan (table). Traditional Kazakh dish - delicious besbarmak (boiled mutton or horse meat part of the test). You can not miss kuyrdak (fried lamb intestines), delicatessen horse (shuzhuk, kazi, pressed-zhaya), pilaf, manti (meat with vegetables in a pastry) and shish kebab (meat, roasted on a spit).
Kazakh products (Ira, katyk and irimshyk) is very unusual taste. Kumyz of mare's milk is considered to have heal properties. Baursaki (like donuts, fried dough part) melt in your mouth. Dastarkhan always ends up in tea-flavored tea with cream.
Are renowned for their quality leather products: saddle horses, vessels (torsuk used to store the mare) and the whip, causing all the envy and admiration. Blacksmiths made since ancient times Kazakh spears, guns, sabers and swords. Kazakh wood is widely known and used for the manufacture of doors, chests, tables and beds. Horn cattle are used for making amazing ladle for pouring into them kumys. The most pleasing thing is that visitors can not only observe the work of craftsmen, but also to order especially liked the thing or a souvenir.
Kazakh artisans are very skilled, especially in the creation of precious products. Steppe jewelers widely used noble white, silver in their works. In the special local stores you can buy different kinds of unusual national earrings: konyrau-Sirghi (bell), shashakty-Sirghi (with lots of visyulek) and Shima, has played (spiral), as well as brooches and pendants (onerzhiek). The first decorations were made in the animal style made famous in the animal style and is now fine rings, made in this style, be sure to attract your attention. Women can choose zhuzik - ensemble associated with the three rings and fine chains.