Mausoleum of Mahmud al Kashgari: 39.301893, 75.550793
The Mausoleum of Mahmud Kashgari
Mahmud Kashgari was a famed Uyghur scribe and linguist, who in the 11th century compiled a comprehensive dictionary of the Turkic languages. He traveled widely, writing his tome on Turkic languages in Baghdad in the 1070's. He returned to Upal in 1080 and opened an Islamic school, where he taught until his death in 1105 at the age of 97.