Vantage Point in front of the Mausoleum's Entrance

Located in Taraz the Karakhan Mausoleum is one of the most wonderful examples of architecture. It is constructed of bricks decorated with 60 different patterns. The building is almost square and consists of the central hall where the tombstone is placed and three small rooms.

By the middle of the 20th century, only one wall will lancet arch of the entrance and two columns had survived. In 1906, a new building was constructed on the place of the medieval mausoleum. And in 1979 the mausoleum was reconstructed.