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For me this was the most impressive monument at Konye Urgench, possibly because I have never seen a... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
simply-peregrinating
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Burnley, United Kingdom
One of the Most Important Structures Remaining in Konye-Urgench

This minaret, the last remaining from the mosque that was built around 1320 AD, is the probably the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Barton21
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Austin, TX
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

For me this was the most impressive monument at Konye Urgench, possibly because I have never seen a minaret like it. I loved the way it tapered to the top and the sheer height of it. I found it worthwhile to go up close to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This minaret, the last remaining from the mosque that was built around 1320 AD, is the probably the most iconic structure in the Konye-Urgench archeological park. It was once the tallest man-made structure in the world and still is the tallest medieval structure in Central...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Loved how tall this minaret is. Also you need to stand right up against it and you can see the top and how it is off center. It is no Leaning Tower of Pisa however it isnt straight up and down. Very nice

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 12 August 2017

It’s hard to miss the Minaret of Kutlug Timur in Kunye Urgench it’s the tallest structure in the area and largest in Central Asia whose calls to worship in the past must have been heard for miles around. The climb to the top is rewarding...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This minaret is one of the most striking structures in the park, and the highest. It dates back to the 11th and 12th centuries (according to Wikipedia) but I was told the 14th century, and it measures 60 meters in height, The entrance door is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This minaret is quite impressive. It is ringed with eighteen bands of decorative mud brick and blue majolica tiles.

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank bobca1947
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