Timur Mausoleum         
It occupies an important place in the history of Islamic Architecture as the precursor and model for the great Mughal tombs of Humayun in Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra, built by Timur's descendants, the ruling dynasty of North India.

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View of the entrance. This site draws tourists and locals the world over to Samarkand.

Timur (1336 - 1405 AD) tomb marker in black. Of special note is the tomb with a dome of Mir Said Baraka at the head of the constellation of tombs. Mir Said Baraka was Timur's teacher