The Mausoleum of Khodja Doniyor (Prophet Daniel).
The prophet Daniel is respected by three religions - Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The mausoleum itself was built in 1900. But before mausoleum was built, there was the grave and the mosque built in Tamerlane's time. The mausoleum is said to contain the arm of Prophet Daniel. As if this relic was brought to Samarkand by Tamerlane the Great from Mecca. The length of the tomb is about 18 meters. It is far larger than is necessary for a simple arm bone. This phenomena is explained by two ways. One version states that the arm bone miraculously grows larger with each passing year. Another story narrates that the prophet simply was a giant and the tomb's length points out to his true stature.
It's interesting that the other location alleged to be Daniel's
tomb is the mosque of Dzoul Karnein in Alexandria. It is said to contain the
remains of the scholar and venerated teacher Prophet Daniel and his companion
Sidi Lokman el Hakim, a religious story-teller.
Another place, which housed the tomb of prophet Daniel is Palace
of Darius in Biblical City of Susa, in south western Iran.
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