Shahrislam

Shahrislam



Shahrislam archeological site is locates 20km north from the Baherden district center. The site consists of ruins of big, important and modern city in its region. The old city was located on the Great Silk Road. Shahrislam was improved in IX-XI centuries AD, it was included: 20km water supply, canalization system, different types of workshops, administration palace, karavansarais and etc. In XI century AD, Genghis Khan's campaign to Central Asia was also destroyed the Shahrislam city. It was impossible to reconstruct the city, especially 20km water supply system after the war, therefore survivors left the ruined city.

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