Serakhs

Serakhs

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Serakhs Raion, Ashkhabad Oblast, Turkmen SSR. Serakhs is located in the valley of the Tedzhen River, 118 km southeast of the Tedzhen railroad station (on the Krasno-vodsk-Mary line). A branch of the Ashkhabad Garment Factory is located in the settlement, as is a shop of the Tedzhen Carpet Factory.

Old Serakhs is the site of the 11th-century Abul’-Fazla Mausoleum (restored 1425), an important monument of medieval Turkmen architecture. The mausoleum, which is often called the Serakhs-baba, has a double sphaeroconical dome, which rests on top of a massive iwan (audience hall) that is square in plan.

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