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 Mamun Minaret

  Mamun Minaret is a part of pre-Mongol Urgench, situated in the northern part of Dash Gala, near IL-Arslan Mausoleum. Ruins of the minaret were found during the excavations. According to historical dates, minaret was completely destroyed only one hundred years ago.

  In 1900 lead tile with the inscription was found by local people. The inscription tells that the minaret was built in 1011 by Shah Mamun’s order. Probably that the adjoining minaret refers to this time. Today, we can see only its numerous stone bases of wooden columns.


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