Monday, August 29, 2016

Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi | Kazakhstan

The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, situated in southern Kazakhstan, was built at the time of Timur, from 1389 to 1405. It is one of the largest and best-preserved constructions of the Timurid period.

Timur (or Tamerlane) was a Turco-Mongol conqueror and the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Central Asia. Here you see apostcard of his statue.  


Maria said...

How nice! I don't have a single postcard from there. *envious*

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