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Aikozhi Mausoleum

Mausoleums and archaeological sites of the Kyzylorda region -

Tours of architectural monuments of Kazakhstan -

Aikozhi mausoleum (kumbez), an architectural monument, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage, dated from the XVIII-XIX century. The mausoleum building is very beautiful, it is a domed structure with an entrance rectangular arch, built of burnt red brick, there is a dome on the roof mounted on an octagon, inside there is an altar and a burial place.

How to get there, visit -

Aikozhi Mausoleum is located 6 km from the railway station Besaryk, Zhanakorgansky district, Kyzylorda region, Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 43°30'52"N 67°32'54"E

Information -

Aikozha was a revered man, a healer, preached Islam, and lived between 1778 and 1858. When he died and this mausoleum was built, where his burial place is still located. The area of the Aikozhi mausoleum is 9x9 meters, the building height is 8 meters. The walls are decorated with geometric Kazakh ornaments, the 8-sided drum dome has 4 windows through which light penetrates into the mausoleum. A gravestone in the form of a sagana is installed inside, and argali horns lie on top. In 1989, the mausoleum was reconstructed by local residents. The Aikozhi Mausoleum is included in the list of historical and cultural monuments of national importance.

Aikozhi Mausoleum in Zhanakorgan district


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