Emin Minaret (Su Gong Tower)

Turpan, China

There are hundreds of towers in China. However, one of them is special. The Su Gong Tower or the Emin Minaret is the only Islamic tower in this country. Located 2 km away from Turpan, dating back to 1777, this 44-meter high tower - minaret was built as an homage to Emin Khoja, the famous general from Turpan. Interesting floral and geometrical decorations on the minaret exterior are formed with unique bricks. The architectural and ambience of the Su Gong Tower attract tourists from all over the world and throughout the year as well.

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