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Shah-e Zinda, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Shah-e Zinda is a street filled with Mausoleua built from the 8th to the 14th centuries. The earliest one gives it its name. "Shah-e Zinda" means "Living King" in Tajik, and refers to the belief that an 8th century holy man climbed into his grave still alive, and remains alive dispensing advice to visitors every so often.

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Taken on March 13, 2015