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Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi

Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
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This city is 1, 500 years old. It was Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, the poet and Sufi deeply
esteemed in the Islamic world that made Turkestan famous. For a long time his verses
existed only in oral form being passed from generation to generation by word of mouth.
They appeared in written form only a few centuries after the poet’s death.
Known to historians as Yassy and Shavgar, this city was the capital of the Kazakh
khanate where the ceremonies of enthronement toоk place. It was the place where
ambassadors of foreign states were sent to.

Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
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Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi



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