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July 10, 2001
The interior of the mausoleum is beautifully decorated. Entrance fee was 300 Sum. (1 US$=700 Sum) Close
From journal Silk Road trip
September 30, 2000
The soviet anthropologist Gerasimov opened the crypt in 1941. He found on Timur's grave an inscription to the effect that 'whoever opens this will be defeated by an enemy more fearsome than I.' The next day, 22 june, Hitler attacked the Soviet Union!
From journal Samarkand, the silk road jewel