Fortress Kirk Kiz

Fortress Kirk Kiz

Attracting the attention of the visitors, Fortress Kirk Kiz or “forty girls” story can let the imagination running wild. Due to its story and the reflections of civil architecture, a visit to this place in Uzbekistan Tours is completely worthy.

Overview About Fortress Kirk Kiz

Situated 3 km northeast from the ancient city of Termez, Fortress Kirk Kiz In Termez tells the story about 40 daughters or 40 virgins or 40 girls in different way which has lost in the time. The story also tells about the connection with the well-known national legend of princess Gulaim and her forty girls bravely struggled against raiding nomads.

As per the legend, there was a beautiful local Amazon, and named as Gauhar. Thirty nine maidens more lived with her in the fortress, which are known as forty girls, managing with the sword as their ringleader. They repulsed the enemy’s attack in countless days and nights. When all girls were dead, and Gauhar was severely injured, she still stands and hit the enemy. Then, the commander of huge troops impressed by the bravery of the girl and leaves the desire to win Samarkand.

Fortress Kirk Kiz
Fortress Kirk Kiz
Fortress Kirk Kiz

Fortress Kirk Kiz Highlighted Point Of Attraction

A trip to Fortress Kirk Kiz in Uzbekistan Tours, can enable you witness the architecture. You can see the remarkable roofing and style, the design of the bay walls, window frames and doorways in this fortress.

 Inside of the Kirk Kiz fortress, there is a square with raw brick construction, and faces outwards in all directions. On each facade, there are large windows while there are strong towers in each corner of the buildings. The two intersections in the hallways on the two axes of the building divide it into four equal parts. A little square courtyard can be found in the centre which is covered by a dome. This Fortress Kirk Kiz shows the outstanding architecture of raw bricks.

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