The ancient settlement Tamdy is the medieval cultural center of the Turkic people. In some written sources, the city was called Beruket (Parkent). The city was destroyed after the Mongolian invasion. The ancient settlement is located in the western part of Karatau city, on the right river bank of Tamdy.
Valuable archeological finds and structures of the ancient settlement Tamdy were found during archeological excavations. Informative walls of the ancient settlement were kept and the irrigation and non-irrigation ceramics is revealed in a great amount.