Dauitbek Mausoleum


Visit Guide to Dauitbek Mausoleum

Originally the mausoleum had an appearance of a booth which dome kept on four semicircular arches. Arches were based upon the rubble base. The mausoleum takes the modern form at the end of the 19th century when mausoleum “shirt” is built, and arch passes are put. At the southern pass two chance minarets are constructed.The inscription on a gravestone was read by the scientist V. V. Bartold in which it is said that “Turkic military leader is buried here”, “the possessor of a feather and sword”, “the patron of Islam and devout”, and died on March 31, 1262″.

Getting There

The mausoleum is located in the city center opposite the Baizak Batyr and Adambayev Streets intersection. Most city buses cross that place.

What to Expect

There is a garden next to the historic mausoleum where you can enjoy the art of medieval architecture.


The full name of Dautbek is Ulug Bilge Ikbal Khan Dautbek Shamansur, he was a great commander of Mongolian Empire era, the offspring of Turkic kagan, and famous person of his times.

Facilities Available

Since the mausoleum is located in the city center, there are all kinds of services available around: tourist information, taxi services, toilet, internet, etc.