Traveling along Karakalpakstan, you can see the incredible natural scenery as well as visit the ruins of ancient and medieval monuments, as Karakalpakstan is a kind of "archaeological reserve". Today there are more than 300 archaeological sites. Once, in the ancient times the territory of Karakalpakstan, along with modern Khorezm and adjacent areas of Turkmenistan was the Ancient Khorezm and was the homeland to Zoroastrianism and the holy book of Avesta.
In Karakalpakstan, you can see the historical monuments of Ancient Khorezm: Gyaur-Kala (4th-3rd centuries, BC), Toprak-Kala (3rd-2nd centuries, BC), Ayaz-Kala (4th-2nd centuries, BC), Kyzyl-Kala (3rd-2nd centuries, BC) as well as architectural ensembles of the later period, such as the mausoleum of Naridzhan-Bobo (14th cent.) and the unique Maslumhan-Sulu Mausoleum (14th-17th centuries). Fragments of ancient inscriptions, which are considered the oldest in Uzbekistan, have been found during archaeological excavations of Koi-Krylgan-Kala. Details of sculptures, frescoes, inscriptions on ancient Khorezm language are stored in the Karakalpak Museum of Fine Arts.