Bektobe ancient settlement is the spiritual center of a Turkic civilization. In the written sources of medieval Arab historians, Dzhuvikat is mentioned as one of the developed cities near Taraz. The peak of blossoming of the city is considered the period of the Karakhanid state.

In 2010-2012 complex archaeological works were carried out with interesting results: the wide water supply system, the remains of fortifications and base part of inhabited and public constructions are revealed. Also, the unique necropolis of Karakhanid period is found.