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Konye-Urgench, Protected After Genghis Khan’s Destruction

February 7, 2020 - General
Turabek Khanum Mausoleum, Turkmenistan             Source: Maurizio/ Adobe Stock

In an area of protected landscape of Turkmenistan lies an abandoned city that once played a critical role in the history of Central Asia. Situated on the Silk Road, Konye-Urgench was a wealthy city and contains well preserved monuments and buildings from the 11th to the 15th century.  

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