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Khorasan Ata Mausoleum (Korasan)

Tourism in Central Asian countries -

Travel and pilgrimage in South Kazakhstan -

Khorasan Ata is a mausoleum of the XIX century, an architectural monument, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage, is a two-domed mausoleum in the Kyzylorda region. There is also the mausoleum of Usain (Husain Ata) nearby, both mausoleums are adjacent to each other and are like one building visited by two holy people, a father and his son. On the territory of the mausoleum there is also a sacred well with water that is very clean coming out of the ground, water can be drunk, water is also sacred. The author, the architect of the mausoleum is known, his name was A. Babazhanuly. It is very rare when the author and architect of the mausoleum is known, the author is unknown in most mausoleums of Kazakhstan.

How to get there, visit -

Khorasan Ata Mausoleum is located 22 kilometers from the village of Zhanaryk, 32 kilometers from the village of Zhanakorgan, Zhanakorgan district, Kyzylorda region, Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 43°45'31"N 66°54'47"E

Information -

The mausoleum of Khorasan Ata consists of two parts, the second part is dedicated to the son of Khorasan Ata, whose name was Usain. The mausoleum is very beautiful, its height is 14 meters, it is the tallest mausoleum in the region. The mausoleum is 16 meters long and 8 meters wide. Brick was used in the construction of the mausoleum. Also on the territory of the mausoleum is the famous replica of the Kaaba, which is located in Mecca, the building is a smaller copy of the Kaaba with an interior in the shape of a square, which contains unknown very heavy and large stones. No one knows what these stones are and why they are inside, but according to one of the legends they have been there since the VIII century BC. Perhaps it was another more ancient place of some kind of sacred building or just a sacred place.

Khorasan Ata Mausoleum and Usain Mausoleum in Kyzylorda region


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