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Gur Emir mausoleum

Gur Emir mausoleum

Samarkand

Tomb of Emir Tamerlane's tomb. Gilded and ornate, the mausoleum is a spectacular foil for the plain jade cenotaph that marks Tamerlane's resting place which is actually in a crypt below the building.

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