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Abakh Hoja Tomb, Kashi

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The intricately decorated Islamic structure of Abakh Hoja Tomb provides visitors with perhaps the finest example of its kind in the region. Adorned with vividly glazed, patterned tiles, four domed minarets (each with windows bearing a different geometric pattern), and a large 56 ft (17 m) wide dome at its center, the structure was built in the mid-17th century. It originally served as the tomb of Central Asian Naqshbandi Sufi master Muhammad Yūsuf, and was used by the subsequent generations of his Afaqi lineage. Within the structure, you can view the tombs of 72 royals, each draped with a colorful silken cloth. Make Abakh Hoja Tomb a centerpiece of your Kashi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kashi tourist route planner.
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  • Over the course of the years maintaining the enchanting tile work on this stunning mausoleum has been accomplished- among other things- by using different patterned ceramic tiles available to the work...  more »
  • Long-distance express bus do not stop if you notice so should number 20 bus goes so far (as depicted on the bus), but winter, passing here.
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  • Located on the outskirts of kasha, the tomb was built in the 17th century. It is divided up into 4 areas, the Family Mausoleum, the Everyday Mosque, the Medrasa and the Friday Mosque, They are all des...  more »