Mirzo Tursunzoda Mausoleum

Mirzo Tursunzoda (1911-1977) – poet, prominent and politic figure,hero of Tajikistan. The monument was created in 1981, over the grave of the distinguished Tajik writer, Mirzo Tursunzade.
The monument consists of three open books-pylons, decorated with light marble; personifications clear thoughts and deeds of the writer.
The height of the central pylon is 13.5m, and two side ones are 12m high. The internal diameter of the tomb construction is 5.5m.
There is a marble bust on the top of the central pylon. The tracery cupola crowns this vertical composition.

Source of information:
Gafurov .BG. «Tadjiks:The Most ancient, ancient and medieval history»., 1972. Djakonov M.M. «Works Kafirnighan of group»: “Antiquities of Tajikistan: the Exhibition catalogue. Dushanbe, 1985. Bolshakov O.G., Negmatov N.N. »Excavation in suburb Pendzhikenta». Works of the Tadjik archeologic expedition. MIA-3. M. 1966. Bernshtam A.N. «History-archeologic sketches Central Tien-Shan and Pamir-Alay».