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Address: Jehangir Kuchasi, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Interesting but not a must see attraction!

It is also known as the "Seat of Might and Power." Ulug Bek built it as a mausoleum for his favorite son who was killed at age 22 in a fall from a horse.

Reviewed 8 October 2016
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

It is also known as the "Seat of Might and Power." Ulug Bek built it as a mausoleum for his favorite son who was killed at age 22 in a fall from a horse.

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Castricum, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Here you can visit the simple crypt in which Tamerlane wished to be burried. Instead his jade tomb is in a magnificent family mausoleum in Samarkand. Also the restored mausoleum of Jehangir, Tamerlan's son, is well worh visiting.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Located next to the Dor-At-Tilyavat mosque the necropolis was going to be the burial site for all the Timur family. Dor Us-Siyodat means "House of Power". Emir Timur is, in fact, interred in a sumptous mausoleum in Samarkand and only his eldest son and another family member are buried there. Reaching the necropolis is a hazardous affair. To reach it... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2014

If you are here or going to or from Samarakand to Bukhara you can pay a visit.Old place as most of the places this is also partly rebuild. As this is part of history must visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

We arrived at this mosque and tomb complex just after Friday prayers as a stream of men, including some old men in traditional dress, left. The mosque is simple and peaceful but not outstandingly beautiful. In Jehangir's tomb the frescoes are almost gone, with just a patch of blue high up to show you what the space must have once... More 

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Lautrec, France
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

Dor us-Saodat Complex aroused after the death of the eldest son of Amir Temur – Djakhangir (1376), whose mausoleum has dome ceiling in the shape of a cone. In the past, both complexes formed a single complex and were part of the main Shahrisabz necropolis. There is a tombstone of Djakhangir inside of the mausoleum. The gravestone plate of Temur’s... More 

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