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Rukhabad Mausoleum, Samarkand

Rukhabad – “Resident spirit” of Burhaneddin Sagaradzhi . The Rukhabad Mausoleum, built by order of Amir Timur in 1380, was erected over the grave of Islamic theologian and mystic Sheikh Burhaneddin Sagaradzhi, much esteemed by Timur’s...

Mausoleum of Khoja Abdi Darunee

Mausoleum of Khoja Abdi Darunee: history, description The memorial ensemble “Khoja Abdi Darunee” appeared in the XII century near the mausoleum of Khoja Abdi, or Abd-al Mazeddina. According to the legend, Sheikh Abdi-Darunee arrived in...
Mausoleum Ishratkhana

Mausoleum Ishratkhana

Ishratkhana: Legend of the Mausoleum In the south-eastern part of Samarkand there is one of the most mysterious monuments of Islamic architecture, the mausoleum Ishrathana.No consensus regarding the purpose of the building exists. Some guess...

Khodja Akhrar Ensemble

Khodja Akhror Ensemble: the grave of Naqshbandiyah Sufi order's leader The name of Khodja Akhror is inseparably linked with the Uzbekistan history. This famous person, being the leader of the Sufi order Naqshbandiya, had an...
Mausoleum of Ali Nasafi

Mausoleum of Ali Nasafi

This is a religious building built in the form of a rectangle with a single-chamber structure. Architects used majolica tiles as cladding of the building. Comparative analysis showed that the same technology was used...
Abu Mansur Al-Maturidiy Mausoleum

Abu Mansur Al-Maturidiy Mausoleum

Abu Mansur Matridy Mausoleum is located to the east of the famous Registan Square. It was built over the tomb of the famous Islamic theologian Muhammad Abu Mansur al-Matridi. Theologian was buried in the...
Shahi-Zinda

Shakhi Zinda Necropolis, Samarkand

Necropolis, named in honor of the "Alive King" Not far from Bibi Khanum mosque there is one of the most mysterious and unique architectural monuments of Samarkand, Shakhi Zinda complex. It consists of rows of...
The Imam al-Bukhari memorial

The Imam al-Bukhari memorial

Religious – memorial complex of Imam Al-Bukhari is located in kishlak Khartang of Payaryk district of Samarkand area in Uzbekistan in 15 km from Samarkand city. The complex was built in 1998 on ancient...

Mausoleum of Bibi-Khanym

It is known under a name of the legendary wife of Amir Temur: Bibi-khanym (Saray-Mulk-khanym). There is a legend that she constructed this building as na expression of love to her husband. Actually it...
Sher-Dor Madrassah

Ulugbek Madrasah

Ulugbek Madrasah was found in 1417, as the inscription on the bronze plate of door runs says. There is a name of master in the portal tympanum, which was building this monument – Ismail...

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