Samanid Mausoleum

Local nameIsmoil Samoniylar maqbarasi
LocationBukhara, Uzbekistan

The Samanid mausoleum is located in a park just outside the historic urban center of Bukhara, Uzbekistan. The mausoleum is considered to be one of the most highly esteemed works of Central Asian architecture, and was built between 892 and 943 CE as the resting-place of Ismail Samani - a powerful and influential amir of the Samanid dynasty, one of the last native Persian dynasties that ruled in Central Asia in the 9th and 10th centuries, after the Samanids established virtual independence from the Abbasid Caliphate in Baghdad. In addition to Ismail Samani, the mausoleum also houses the remains of his father Ahmed and his nephew Nasr, as well as the remains of other members of the Samanid dynasty.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samanid_Mausoleum

Address Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Coordinates 39°46'37.198" N 64°24'2.134" E

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