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Chorgumbaz the mausoleum.

Routes of holiday day on Istaravshan.

“ seemed a part of her life, to step from the ancient to the modern, back and forth. She felt rather sorry for those who knew only one and not the other. It was better, she thought, to be able to select from the whole menu of human achievements than to be bound within one narrow range” 

Orson Scott Card.

Travel across of Tajikistan.

Mausoleum Chorgumbaz is located on northwest surburb of the town of Istaravshana at the open tomb of local religious figure Eshoni Mavlono. The building represents a mosque with board domes and a wooden column. The size of a dome makes 5,3 х 5,2 meters.
The Mausoleum concerns to architectural constructions of end XIX-of the beginning of XX centuries. On one of wooden parts of a ceiling the inscription is left: "1321 khudjry", that is date of drawing of a list corresponds to 1903.
 During repair the colourful ornament is put. The list covers also wooden parts of a ceiling.  The Mausoleum is restored in 2001 - to 2002 in honour of the 2500 anniversary of the town of Istaravshana.

The Tourist guidebook on monuments of Tajikistan. 2012.