Mausoleum of Muhammad Bashoro

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To the east of Penjikent, in the village of Mazari Sharif, the mausoleum of Muhammad Bashoro (11 century), famous Islamic scholar, who died here in 866, is located. Next to the mausoleum there is the museum of Loik Sherali, the prominent Tajik poet of the XX century. Rudaki – the founder of the Tajik-Persian literature was born in the village Panjrud, not far from Penjikent, and although he spent most part of his life in Samarkand and Bukhara, he came back to his place of origin to spend the rest of his life. His mausoleum is placed in a garden of his native village.