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Last updated: 08 Jan 2017

Khodja Akhrar Necropolis, Samarkand, Uzbekistan



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Sheikh Khodja Akhrar, (1404-1490) headed the Central Asian branch of Sufi order of 'naqshbandiyyah' in the middle of the 15th century. He directly influenced on the political life of Temurid states in Central Asia due to his great spiritual power. The great sheikh was buried in a Samarkand suburb and a sacred cemetery was built around in the 16th century. For the group of burials around Khodja Akhrar's grave there was constructed a special dahma with column aivans and halls of mosques built in different periods. In the 17th century Nadir Muhammad Divan-beghi - a rich Bukhara dignitary constructed there a mosque and madrasah on the portal of which there were pictured tigers.
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Afrasiab Hill
Dahma of Shaybanids
Gur-Emir Mausoleum
Hazret-Hyzr Mosque
Ishrat-Khana Mausoleum
Mausoleum of Khodja Daniyar (Saint Daniel)
Mausoleum of Kusam-Ibn-Abbas
Mausoleums of Abdi Clan
Memorial Complex of Imam Al-Bukhari
Observatory of Ulugbek
Registan Square
Ruhabad Mausoleum
Shahi-Zinda
Shahi-Zinda Central Group
Shahi-Zinda Northern Group
Shahi-Zinda Southern Group
Sher-Dor Madrasah
Temurid Female Necropolis
Tillya-Kari Madrasah on Registan Square
Tuglu-Tekin And Amir-Zadeh Mausoleums
Ulugbek Madrasah on Registan Square