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Arystan Bab and Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleums

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Bottled water

  • What's included

    All Fees and Taxes

  • What's included

    Air-conditioned vehicle

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Arystan Bab Mausoleum

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi

  • What's excluded

    Lunch

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • Departure time: 9:00 AM


What you can expect

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Stop At: Arystan Bab Mausoleum, Bayaldyr Kazakhstan

Arystan Bab Mausoleum is a mausoleum in Kazakhstan close to the village of Kogam and Otrartobe.
A legend states that Emir Timur ordered the construction of a mosque on the site of Khoja Akhmet Yassawi's grave but all attempts were unsuccessful. Timur was then told in a dream that in order to have success he should first build a mausoleum over grave of the mystic Arystan Baba.

The mausoleum dates from the 14th century and is constructed over Arystan Baba's 12th-century grave but was reconstructed several times up to the 18th century. In the 18th century the previous mausoleum, which had been destroyed by an earthquake was replaced with a double domed structure supported by two carved wooden columns. Most of the current structure was constructed in the first decade of the 20th century with only the carved wooden pillars remaining from the original building.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, Turkestan Kazakhstan

The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, in the town of Yasi, now Turkestan, was built at the time of Timur (Tamerlane), from 1389 to 1405. In this partly unfinished building, Persian master builders experimented with architectural and structural solutions later used in the construction of Samarkand, the capital of the Timurid Empire. Today, it is one of the largest and best-preserved constructions of the Timurid period.

Duration: 2 hours

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Activity Location

  • Shymkent
  • Kazakhstan South Kazakhstan Province

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Traveler pickup is offered Airports Shimkent Airport, Shymkent Kazakhstan
    • Kazakhstan South Kazakhstan Province

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