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The visit-centre of Oglakhty Site

Oglakhty site is situated in a picturesque place on a cost of the river Enisey. This site includes a unique collection of cultural-historical heritage of the Republic of Khakassia (Russia). Here you can find a great amount of petroglyphs concentration, burial mounds of almost all ancient cultures having lived in Minusinskaya Depression and also here the tourists can face the longest stone wall of a fortress of the Medieval Ages. This is the longest stone wall of the fortress of that period located in Siberia.

Visit-centre of Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

Visit-centre of Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

Stairs at the foot of Forty Teeth Mountain, an ancient fortress (State National Reserve Khakassky, Russia)

Stairs at the foot of Forty Teeth Mountain, an ancient fortress (State National Reserve Khakassky, Russia)

The visit-centre and walking tour of Oglakhty Site

There is the visit-centre on the territory of the reserve; an exposition contains the information of archeological richness of mountain range “Oglakhty”. The tourists taking part in a walking tour go to the top of Forty Teeth Mountain where the petroglyphs of the beginning of our era are placed.

Exposition presenting the development of Khakass culture (Oglakhty Site, Khakassia)

Exposition presenting the development of Khakass culture (Oglakhty Site, Khakassia)

Forty Teeth Mountain on the territory of Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

Forty Teeth Mountain on the territory of Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

Petroglyphs of ancient people, State National Reserve Khakassky

Petroglyphs of ancient people, State National Reserve Khakassky

Excursions are held for children in the age of 10 and adults, in organized groups of 10 – 25 people. The duration of the excursion is 4 hours and more. The seasonality is from May to September.

Walking tours on Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

Walking tours on Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

On the wide forestless steppe visitors can observe a fascinating view at the river Enisey and a lot of burial mounds which were placed here by ancient people.

View at the river Enisey, territory of State National Reserve Khakassky (Russia)

View at the river Enisey, territory of State National Reserve Khakassky (Russia)

Ancient burial mound on the territory of Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

Ancient burial mound on the territory of Oglakhty Site (Khakassia, Russia)

Nature of Khakassia is very various and tourists travelling in this part of Russia can observe and enjoy different natural features. For example, Khakassia is rich with steppes, lakes, forests, taiga and, of course, mountains (Forty Teeth Mountain situated on “Ogakhty” site is one of them). One more of the most famous mountain located on the territory of the republic is Mountain Range “Sunduki”.


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