Mausoleum Maslumhan-sulu (12th century)

Mausoleum Maslumhan-sulu attracts many tourists with its tragic story of creation. According to the legend, ruler of Khorezm ordered young builder to construct such structures, which would describe his greatness after the death. Once, the young man saw the governor’s daughter, and was struck by her beauty. Confessing his feelings, the young man was rejected by the princess. She told him that she would love him only after he clears down the building constructed by him. Therefore,he did and sometime later the princess killed herself, too, realizing the power of love.

 

Sights of Uzbekistan. Nukus.