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Ukasha Ata Mausoleum

Pilgrimage to the city of Turkestan and the Turkestan region -

Sacred and sacred places in the Karatau mountains -

Ukasha Ata is a mausoleum, a monument of architecture and history, an ancient sacred place, a place of pilgrimage in the Turkestan region. The complex includes ancient tombs (mazars-mausoleums) and the Ukasha Ata water well. The mausoleum is a restored structure, the length of the mausoleum is 16 meters, width is 5 meters, height is 3.5 - 4 meters. An iron dome with a diameter of 3.5 - 4 meters and a height of 4-4.5 m was erected on the western side of the building. The main structure of the mausoleum building was built of rectangular-shaped mountain stones, and plastered on the outside with the addition of crushed stone in a cement mixture of white and gray colors. The tomb inside the mausoleum has a height of 160-170 centimeters, a width of 150 centimeters, and a length of about 12 meters. There is a small house for pilgrims next to the mausoleum.

How to get there, visit -

The mausoleum of Ukasha Ata is located in the Azret Sultan Nature Reserve, Karatau Mountains, Babaikurgan rural District, Turkestan region, Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 43°36'54"N 68°15'40"E

Information -

Ukasha Ata was an associate of the Prophet Muhammad, he traveled through Central Asia, preached Islam, he was also a very strong warrior, knew how to fight and, according to legend, was invincible. It was rumored that he could be killed only when he was reciting prayer and was in a trance, then the enemies ambushed him when Ukasha Ata was reciting a prayer and viciously attacked him and cut off his head. A well with healing pure water was formed on the site of the severed head, this well is still located next to his mausoleum, where you can drink water and relax.

The Ukasha Ata water well -

There is a sacred water well next to the Ukasha Ata mausoleum, legend has it that the well appeared after the death of the preacher Ukasha Ata, in a mountain crevice between rocks. The deck is located 200 meters from the mausoleum on a small hill. The well is fenced, it has its own caretaker who will help draw water from the well, the water in the well is considered healing and holy, water heals wounds and cures diseases.

The mausoleum of Ukasha Ata in Turkestan region


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