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Kurgan Destination Guide

Delve into Kurgan in Uzbekistan!

Kurgan in the region of Uzbekistan (general) is a place located in Uzbekistan - some 277 mi (or 445 km) West of Tashkent, the country's capital.

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Local time in Kurgan is now 12:02 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Samarkand" with an UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mazari Sharif, Balkh, Mug'lon Shahar, Sheykhon, Samarkand or Jizzakh. While being here, you might want to check out Yagmur, Sar-i-Pastan, Pendzhan, Naupashi, Marziya and Kokush-Tuvan as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Samanid Mausoleum

The Samanid mausoleum is located in the historical urban nucleus of the city of Bukhara, in a park laid out on the site of an ancient cemetery. This mausoleum, one of the most esteemed sights of Central Asian architecture, was built in the 9th (10th) century (between 892 and 943) as the resting-place of Ismail Samani - a powerful and influential amir of the Samanid dynasty, one of the Persian dynasty to rule in Central Asia, which held the city in the 9th and 10th centuries.

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Located at 39.98, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Bukhara, Mausoleums in Uzbekistan, Samanids

The Ark (fortress)

The Ark is a massive fortress located in the city of Bukhara, Uzbekistan that was initially built and occupied around the 5th century AD. In addition to being a military structure, the Ark encompassed what was essentially a town that, during much of the fortress' history, was inhabited by the various royal courts that held sway over the region surrounding Bukhara. The Ark was used as a fortress until it fell to Russia in 1920.

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Located at 39.98, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Forts in Uzbekistan

Po-i-Kalyan

The title Po-i-Kalyan (also Poi Kalyan), which means "The foot of the Great", belongs to the architectural complex located at the foot of the great Kalyan minaret in Bukhara, Uzbekistan.

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Located at 39.98, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Bukhara, Mosques in Uzbekistan

Lyab-i Hauz

Lyab-i Hauz, or Lyab-i Khauz, is the name of the area surrounding one of the few remaining hauz (ponds) that have survived in the city of Bukhara. Until the Soviet period there were many such ponds, which were the city's principal source of water, but they were notorious for spreading disease and were mostly filled in during the 1920s and 1930s.

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Located at 39.98, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Uzbekistan, Bukhara, Bukharan Jews

Buxoro Arena

Markaziy Stadium (Bukhoro) is a multi-use stadium in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches of FK Buxoro. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:39.768544|64.425706|type:landmark_scale:3000|||||| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 39.98, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 19 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Uzbekistan