Eltyubyu “City of the Dead” Kabardino-Balkaria

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The ancient mausoleums of the “City of the Dead” – located in Eltyubyu village (Chegemsky district). They were built in different stages between the VIII-XVIII centuries. They were part of a pagan burial cult practiced by the locals before the conversion to Islam.

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Caucasus mountains Eltyubyu City of the Dead North Caucasus Kabardino-Balkaria

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