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Tomb of the Old Testament Prophet Daniel
Located in the cemetery section of Afrasiyab, in the northeast, next to a stream, is the tomb of the Hebrew Prophet Daniel. The sarcophagus is a full 18 meters long, due to a legend that the body of Daniel grows about half an inch a year. The grave was brought to Samarkand by Timurlane after the conquest of Syria.