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Madrassah Qutlugh Murad Inak

The palace historian Hudayberdi ibn Qoshmukhammad Khivaki who commemorated the events of the past of historical pages in the work under the name ?Dili...

SIGHTSEEINGS IN TASHKENT

Subway
Tashkent metro is considered one of the cleanest subways in the world. This record, I want to dedicate it to Tashkent underground. Tashkent metro consists of three lines with 29 stations. The first line, ?Chilonzor? with 9 stations launched in 1977 (finished construction of all 12 stations in 1980), and the second ?Uzbek? line with 11 stations were put into...
The Alisher Navoi State Library
1 Mustaqillik Sq., Tashkent Uzbekistan 700000 Tel: 39-43-41 Director: Rustam Alimovich Alimov Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8am-8pm; Sat.-Sun. 8pm-5pm Sanitary day: last day of the month The Alisher Navoi State Library traces its history back to 1870, when it was founded by the first governor general of Turkestan, Alexander von Kaufmann. The library?s excellent rare book collection?with some items dating back to von Kaufmann?s original holdings?includes many valuable...
Minor Mosque
Minor Mosque?Minor Mosque ? a new architectural complex in the city of Tashkent, which was opened on October 1, 2016. The mosque is located near to the channel Anchor and it is designed for more than 2,400 people.After the opening of the mosque ?Minor? has become one of the largest religious centers of Muslims of Tashkent and throughout Uzbekistan.The building...

SIGHTSEEINGS IN SAMARKAND

Sher-Dor Madrassah
The Registan ensemble was considerably reconstructed in the 17th century by order of Jalangtush Bahadur, a military leader and politician. Sher-Dor Madrassah and the Tilla-Kori mosque were built at the construction place of the 15th century. Sher-Dor Madrassah was constructed? during 1618-1636 on the ruins of Ulugbek?s khanaka which had fallen apart two centuries before. It repeated Ulugbek?s? Madrassah...
Sher-Dor Madrassah
The Registan ensemble was considerably reconstructed in the 17th century by order of Jalangtush Bahadur, a military leader and politician. Sher-Dor Madrassah and the Tilla-Kori mosque were built at the construction place of the 15th century. Sher-Dor Madrassah was constructed? during 1618-1636 on the ruins of Ulugbek?s khanaka which had fallen apart two centuries before. It repeated Ulugbek?s? Madrassah...
Sher-Dor Madrassah
The North side of the Registan square was reconstructed during the 17th century. At the place of the Ulugbek caravansarav ?Mirzoii? by order of Jalangtush Bahodur the construction was erected to combine a madrassah and a mosque. The construction of the madrassah and mosque took almost fifteen years from 1646 to 1660. Tilla-Kori is not like other madrassah in...

SIGHTSEEINGS IN BUKHARA

Kalan Minaret
The Kalan Minaret is the most magnificent building in Bukhara. According to the author on the history of medieval Bukhara Muhammad Narshakhi (in the Kubawi?s interpretation), Kalan was built by the ruler of Bukhara Arslan-khan (early 12th century) at the new mosque of the city. The first attempt to build a minaret on the site was unsuccessful and the...
Kalyan Mosque
The first Friday Mosque of Bukhara was founded in 713 by the Arab commander Qutaiba ibn Muslim in kuhandiz (Ark/fortress) of Bukhara on the site of a pagan temple in the first quarter of the 12th century. Karakhanidian ruler Arslan ?khan, Muhammad ordered to transfer Friday mosque and minaret to the western part of shakhristan. This action ended in...
Mir Arab Madrassah
The Mir Arab Madrassah is the major portion of the entire architecture of the Pa-yi Kalon ensemble, which includes the madrasah is believed to be built by Sheiykh? Abdallah Yamani (his ancestors came from Yamen), spiritual leader of early Sheybanids. Ubaydullah khan (1512-1539) donated means for construction of the madrasah. The portal of the madrasah is faced on the...

SIGHTSEEINGS IN KHIVA

Trading house (pavilion Palvan-kari)
Trading house is located opposite the eastern wall, it was built in 1905 by Khiva merchant Palvan Kari. Trading house Palvan Kari has specialized in the sale of fabrics and perfumes from the Russian market ? Orenburg, Astrakhan and Nizhny Novgorod. By 1913, the Trading House expanded the network of services ; they began selling sewing machines and repaired...
The walls of Ichan-Kala
The city walls are a rare example of medieval fortification, which survived to our time. Khiva was surrounded by two rows of walls ? Ichan-Kala (inner town) and Dishan Kala (outer city). Ichan-Kala walls were built between 5th and 4th century BC, they were above the level of the walls of Dishan-Kala, possibly due to the natural relief (according...
Palvan Darwaza
One of the busiest places of medieval Khiva was the area at the Palvan Darwaza ? the eastern gate of the of Khiva?s citadel Ichan Kala. Here, in the XVII century the baths of Anushakhan and one-story building of madrassah of Hodzhamberdy-biy were built. The ensemble of buildings at Palvan Darwaza also includes madrassah of Alla Kuli Khan, tim...

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