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Leaning Minaret - Konye-Urgench, Turkmenistan

Leaning Minaret - Konye-Urgench, Turkmenistan

It would be an understatement to say the Gutlug Timur Minaret stands out in the flat desert landscape at Konye-Urgench. Built in the 1320s and standing 64 meters tall, it's one of the tallest minarets in Central Asia. Unfortunately, it is suffers from similar structural issues as the Tower in Pisa and continues to lean under the strain. Read more about our visit to Turkmenistan.

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