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Baba Tukti Shashty Aziz Mausoleum

Unusual mausoleums of the Turkestan region -

Kazakhstan Tour Guide -

Baba Tukti Shashty Aziz is a mausoleum of the XIX-XX century, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage, in the Turkestan region. The mausoleum has been completely reconstructed and rebuilt, at the moment it is a single-chamber mausoleum, a modern unusual structure with a height of 15 meters, a width of 10 meters. The mausoleum has a central elongated dome mounted on an octagon, 2 towers are located on the sides of the mausoleum, and an altar is located inside.

How to get there, visit -

The mausoleum of Baba Tukti Shashty Aziz is located on the shore of a beautiful reservoir, with clear blue water, near the village of Kumkent Baba, Sozak district, Turkestan region, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Information -

The mausoleum of Baba Tukti Shashty Aziz was built on the site of an ancient burial site, a holy man was buried here. In one of the legends about him, Baba Tuklason's real name is indicated. He was a king in Mecca, considered a saint among Muslims. According to another legend, Baba Tutki the hairy was the ancestor of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, a man who lived at a time when Islam spread across Central Asia. According to the third legend, Baba Tukti was a batyr and a musician, sang songs, was a fervent joker, but at the same time he knew how to use weapons and stood up for his land. Baba's mausoleum is included in the list of 100 objects of the category "National sacred places" of the project “Sacred Geography of Kazakhstan".

Baba Tukti Shashty Aziz Mausoleum in Turkestan region


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