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Zhusip Ata Mausoleum in Ikan

Excursion from Turkestan to Ikan -

Travels to the sacred places of the Turkestan region -

Zhusip Ata (Zhunus) is an 18th-century mausoleum, an architectural monument, a sacred sacred place, a place of pilgrimage in the Turkestan region. The mausoleum is a renovated red brick building, the building is incredibly beautiful, inside and out. Initially, the mausoleum existed here in the XV century, but over time it was destroyed, then the building was rebuilt more than once. The mausoleum consists of two rooms, the first central large and the second small, where the altar is located. Now the dimensions of the mausoleum are 14 meters long, 13 meters wide, and 13 meters high.

How to get there, visit -

The mausoleum of Zhusip Ata is located 25 kilometers from the city of Turkestan, the village of Stary Ikan (Ikan), Sauran district, Turkestan region, Republic of Kazakhstan. GPS coordinates: 43°11'29"N 68°31'33"E

Information -

The mausoleum of Zhusip Ata was erected at the burial site of a disciple of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, whose name was Zhusip, according to another version, there is information that Zhusip was his nephew. Zhusip Ata mastered the teachings of Sufism, reached the highest level and became a holy man. Another legend says that Zhusip Ata was so devoted to his religion and loved the god Allah that he was popularly nicknamed "The Amorous Zhusip". Zhusip Ata lived in the village of Ikan and cultivated grapes, they say he was able to grow 12 types of grapes here.

The mausoleum of Zhusip Ata in the village of Ikan Turkestan region


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