Altyn Mosque

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Coordinates: 38°24′56″N 77°15′18″E / 38.41556°N 77.25500°E / 38.41556; 77.25500

Altyn Mosque

Altyn Mosque is a mosque in Yarkand in Yarkant County, Xinjiang, China. It is noted for its painted ceilings and the tomb of the poet Amannisa Khan (1526-60) which is in its courtyard. She was the wife of one of the local Khans.

Beyond the mosque is a cemetery housing the tombs of the Khans of Yarkand.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ China. Eye Witness Travel Guides. p. 515. 
  2. ^ Yarkand Cemetery (at ArchNet)