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Түркістан / Туркестан / Turkistan

The Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleum in Kazakhstan is mostly unknown to western people, though UNESCO World Heritage and important in muslim history.

The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yaswi, a distinguished Sufi master of the 12th century, is situated in southern Kazakhstan, in the north-eastern section of the city of Turkestan (Yasi). Built between 1389 and 1405, by order of Timur (Tamerlane), the ruler of Central Asia, it replaced a smaller 12th century mausoleum.