Ajina-Tepa Buddhist Monastery, Wakhsh District

The ruin of the Buddhist cloister of of Ajina-Tepa (Devil’s Hill) is located in the southwestern part of Kizilsoy village in the Wakhsh district of Khatlon province. This ancient monument is situated 12 km north of the Bokhtar city (former Qurghonteppa). The site is approximately 85 km far to the south of the capital city […]

Khoja Mashhad Mausoleum and Madrasa

The madrasa and mausoleum of Khoja Mashhad or “Double mausoleum” are located in the village of Sayodivillage of the village council (jamoat) of Talbak Sadriddin in Shahritus district. It is located 6 km south of the village of Shaartuz in the direction of the village of Ayvaj, on the bank of the Kafirnihon River. The […]

Mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Hamadoni

The mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Hamadani (1314-1384), the great Tajik-Persian poet, philosopher, and scientist is located in Ismoil Somoni square. It is nearby the shops, the Hotel Khatlon, and the Kulob Monument which was constructed in 2006 to commemorate the 2700 anniversary of the city. History and architecture The mausoleum was built by the […]

The Mausoleum of Mawlono Obiddin

The mausoleum of Mavlono Obiddin is an historical monument located the south-eastern part of the Korez village of Dangara district. The building of the mausoleum was destroyed in 1940s, and its bricks were used to construct a bathhouse for the kolkhoz (collective farm). The remains of a tomb made of baked bricks were find inside […]

The Mausoleum of Shah Ne’matullahi Wali (Zarobi)

This mausoleum is located on the banks of the Baljuvon River between the Sari Mazor and Toyir rivers, in the village of Sari Mazor of the village council named after Safar Amirshoev in the Baljuvon district. The building of the mausoleum has a rectangular shape and is made of burnt square tiles. The interior is […]

The Mausoleum of Shohi Khomush

The Shohi Khomush mausoleum is located in the village of Langari Kalon of Muminobod district. The construction of this mausoleum dates back to the XIII-XIV centuries. It is attributed to the legendary figure Shohi Khomush, who appears in many traditions in the Badakhshan and Kulob. Written sources indicate that he was born in the Iranian […]

The Mausoleum of Sultan Huwaisi Qarani

The ancient land of Khovaling has for long captivated the hearts of the visitors with its beautiful nature, cultural and sacred historical sites. Some visitors travel to Khowaling to relax and drink water from the clear springs of this place, while other make a pilgrim to pray in the sacred places. One of the such […]

The Mausoleum of Imam Ja’far Sadiq

One of the wonderful architectural and sacred sites in the district is the mausoleum named after the Sixth Shi’a Imam Jafar Sadiq. This mausoleum is located in the Hazrati Emom village, at the Bolodara in Dastijum area of this district. The mausoleum consists of a small tower entrance with an area of 1.8 square meters […]

The Mausoleum of Yormuhammadi Wali

The mausoleum of Yormuhammadi Wali is one of the unique architectural monuments in the village of Bahoraki Sarichashma, Shamsiddin Shohin district. The mausoleum of Yormuhammadi Wali consists of rooms built in different periods. Shaiykh Yormuhammad Wali was a Sufi saint, who lived in between 13th- 14th centuries. This holy man had a special reputation and […]

Budhist Temple, Vrang Village

The Buddhist temple is in the Vrang village at an elevation of 2805 meter above the sea level. The distance from Khorog to Vrang is 170 km, and from the centre of Ishkoshim district, it is 69 km. The architectural form of this monastery is very interesting. It consists of five square buildings built on […]