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The Kara Sopy Mausoleum

The history of monuments of the Kyzylorda region -

Tours and excursions to the monuments of the Kyzylorda region -

Kara Sopy is a mausoleum, an architectural monument of the XVIII-XIX centuries, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage in the Kyzylorda region. The mausoleum is a domed structure built of red baked bricks, 9 meters high, 14 meters long, 9 meters wide. The architecture of the mausoleum is very beautiful, different techniques of decorative design of the building are used on the mausoleums, if desired, you can climb to the roof of the mausoleum, there is a special staircase.

How to get there, visit -

The mausoleum of Kara Sopa is located 7 kilometers from the city of Zhanakorgan, 5 kilometers from the village of Zhanaryk, Kyzylorda region, Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 43°51'01"N 67°13'54"E

Information -

The mausoleum of Kara Sopa has a rectangular base, a dome is built on the roof of the building in the octagon, that is, an interesting geometric figure turns out, a circle in the octagon if you look at the mausoleum from above. The architect of the structure is not known, the entrance to the rear is oriented to the southwest and is made in the form of a portal, inside there is an altar and ancient graves. The mausoleum of Kara Sopa is popular, you can always meet pilgrims here, the building of the mausoleum is built on the model of Islamic architecture. Such structures were built for the spirit of deceased people, like a house in which the spirit lives after death and helps people who came here with their problems. Such a belief is ubiquitous on the territory of Kazakhstan, therefore such places are considered sacred and revered, people come here to honor the spirit of deceased ancestors, and just to stay in a sacred place.

The mausoleum of Kara Sopa in the Kyzylorda region


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