Apaq Khodja Mausoleum

Holy Mausoleum

Some Chinese tourist visiting the Apaq Khodja Mausoleum, in the Xinjiang region. Built in 1640 to be the tomb of Muhammad Yusuf, a Sufi master from the Bukhara-based Naqshbandi Sufi order. It however holds the name of its son, Apaq Khoja, who is one of the most famous Sufi figures of this part of Central Asia, making this mausoleum, one of the holiest places for Muslims of the region.

Credit: The Editorial

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