Turkmenistan Silk Road - Uncornered Market
Il-Arslan Mausoleum - Konye-Urgench, Turkmenistan

Il-Arslan Mausoleum - Konye-Urgench, Turkmenistan

Il-Arslan Mausoleum has an unusual conical dome and is supposed to be Konye-Urgench's oldest standing monument. Gutlug Timur Minaret is in the background...Konye-Urgench is another UNESCO site and a major Silk Road city in Turkmenistan. Like Merv, it was destroyed by the Mongol armies in the 13th century with only a few buildings rebuilt and still standing today. Read more about our visit to Turkmenistan.

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