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The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, Turkestan
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
Admire Persian miniature paintings and exquisite designs on façades of The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, a World Heritage Site that's one of the largest and best-preserved architectural complexes of the Timurid period. An impressive turquoise dome, with ochre and blue patterns, makes this edifice a masterwork of architecture. Housing the tomb of the 12th century Sufi master, the complex was built from 1389 to 1405 by Tamerlane, whose death caused it to remain unfinished. Persian masters experimented with the style, which was later used in Samarkand. Use our Turkestan vacation trip planner to visit The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi on your trip to Turkestan, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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テュルキスタンの観光の目玉である霊廟です。カザフにある世界遺産の一つ。 巨大な土色の、なんだか味気なく殺風景な入口に拍子抜けしますが、これは建設を指揮したティムールが完成を待たず死去したため。この霊廟は未完成なのです。そのほかの部分やドームには、中央アジア独特の青を基調にした美しいタイル貼りが施されています。もし工事が続けられていたら、入り口部分はどのように装飾されていたか想像するのも楽しいですね... read more »Is the main attraction of Turkestan in the mausoleum. One of the world heritage site located in Kazakhstan. For big earthy, I k, stark at the entrance to the anticlimactic, but it was Timur who led the construction without waiting for completion, has died. This mausoleum is unfinished. Decorated with Central Asia's unique Blue Dome and part of the other, beautiful tile work. That is, if continues to work at the entrance part fun, imagine how it was decorated. COJA Ahmed yasawi inside the temple was a charismatic preacher, lined with the graves. Kitchen and all was lost. The cauldron that is notable that Timur donated. It takes time until the water boiled too large, it is hard. Premises are left more than one temple, Hammam mark also. Be able to ride camels. The base for visiting the town Shymkent; I pulled up on marshrutka in the trails and out of the Park at more than 100 km/h in less than two hours.show original
The mausoleum is quite beautiful and there are several other sights on the grounds. The best part is that there are few western tourists - most of the visitors are central Asian so it's quite fun to p... read more »
Если маршрут проходи недалеко от данного города-посетить. Для мусульман посещение считаю обязательным Интересен сам мавзолей комплекс вокруг него, зал с казаном. Сувенирные лавочки с изделиями местных... read more »If the route come near this city to visit. For Muslims, visit believe required the mausoleum itself is interesting complex around it, a cauldron. Souvenir shops with products of local craftsmen were closed we were about 11 am, pity. Stalls with Chinese souvenirs very much, but this isn't it.show original
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Alima AkhmedinaYou do not notice when all the houses there are small because people built low houses that the mausoleum was visible from far away is a very beautiful place! ☺☺☺show original
Kuanish Izbasar12 hours ago when Jerim Tuip os. (My only my city.) Turkistan GoRoDshow original
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