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Kilauyz Ata Mausoleum

Pilgrimage to Kyzylorda region and Kazakhstan -

Ancient mausoleums in the Kyzylkum desert -

Kilauyz Ata is a mausoleum, an architectural monument of the XII century, a historical place, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage in the Kyzylkum desert and the Kyzylorda region. The mausoleum building has been completely restored and built on the site of an older mausoleum, of which only a small foundation and part of the wall have been preserved. The main facade of the building is oriented to the southwest, the size of the mausoleum is 9.20 x 9 meters., the height is 9.0 meters.

How to get there, visit -

The mausoleum of Kylauyz Ata is located 15 kilometers from the village of Mashbek Nalibayev (Akzhol), 10 kilometers from the village of Abdigappar, Zhanakorgan district, Kyzylorda region, Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 43°47'5"N 66°59'42"E

Information -

Kilauyz Ata was a contemporary of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, the legend of Kilauyz Ata says that he taught the country of settlement, taught how to sow crops, taught ways to drain water from the Syrdarya River and prayerful healing of people bitten by karakurts, snakes. Kilauyz Ata was well able to promote and use Islamic teachings in the country, taught people cleanliness, work, and justice. In Arabic, the word "Kilauyz" means the ruler of the country, the initiator of the path"

The mausoleum of Kilauyz Ata is surrounded by a brick fence, large saxaul trees grow inside the courtyard, very beautiful and unusual. There is always a caretaker in the mausoleum, as well as here you will meet frequent pilgrims who travel to the holy places of Kazakhstan. The mausoleum building is built of modern materials, yellow brick, the roof of the mausoleum is crowned with an iron dome, decorative towers are located at the corners of the building, the mausoleum building is made in the form of a small mosque.

The mausoleum of Kylauyz Ata in the Kyzylorda region


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