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Karabura Mausoleum

Mausoleums in the village of Sozak -

Pilgrimage from Shymkent to the village of Sozak -

Karabura mausoleum of the 18th century, an architectural monument, a sacred place and a place of pilgrimage in the Turkestan region. The Mausoleum of Saint Karabur was restored again in 1997. The mausoleum consists of two octagonal rooms built of white brick. The old mausoleum with a vaulted ceiling, the first room with an area of 100 square meters, and the second room with an open ceiling were built in the 14th century. This old mausoleum houses the ancient burial place of Saint Karabura.

How to get there, visit -

The Karabura Mausoleum is located in the village of Sozak, Sozak district, Turkestan region, Republic of Kazakhstan.
GPS coordinates: 44°08'08"N 68°28'12"E

Information -

The Karabura Mausoleum was built on the burial site of a holy man whose name is Karabura. Karabura (lived approximately in the 11th-12th centuries) - religious figure and saint of the Oguz-Kipchak period. He came from the youngest Tama clan, he lived along the rivers Shu, Talas, Syrdarya, Volga and Zhaiyk. Karabura sought to establish the Islamic religion and its beliefs, without disturbing the way of life that had developed among the inhabitants of the Kazakh steppe, and was engaged in educational and religious activities. Karabura was an associate and follower of the famous Khoja Akhmet Yasawi, a major representative of Sufi teaching. The Karabura Mausoleum in Sozak became a holy place for the peoples of Central Asia.

Mausoleum of Karabura in the Turkestan region


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