Oasis of Uzbekistan 13 Nights and 14 Days Ziyarat
The Alisher Navoi National Park is one of Uzbekistans largest urban parks. It was founded by the members of the Komsomol organisation from Tashkent in 1932. The park which in the Soviet period was named Komsomolsky was constructed on the site of the quarry of an old brick factory by volunteers. Currently it bears the name of great medieval enlightener Alisher Navoi. The area of the parks land is 65 ha while its lake and network of canals make up a total of 9 ha.
Amir Timur Square is surrounded with the buildings of the Uzbekistan Hotel University of Law (former Womens Gymnasium) the Amir Timur Museum well-known Tashkent Chimes and the Forums Palace - one of the most grandiose architectural structures in Tashkent. Almost all the buildings located around Amir Timur Square have historical importance
The Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan is the largest state art museum in Uzbekistan. Its permanent collection contains more than several thousands works divided among four curatorial departments. The museum was established in 1918 as a Museum of People University and renamed as a Central Arts Museum later. It was named as Tashkent Art Museum in 1924 and fin
The Monumental Complex ‘Courage’ dedicated to the 1966 earthquake in Tashkent is one of the most significant monuments in today’s city. On 26 April 1966, an earthquake of the magnitude of 8.3 destroyed the city of Tashkent. It changed Tashkent’s appearance forever. Many people lost the roof over their heads and they had to take shelters in the tents. But the courage of the people of Tashkent rose above the adversity and the city was reconstructed from the very next day of the quake. Monument of courage is the symbol of the Uzbek people. This is one of the best Tourist Places in Tashkent.
Madrassah of Allakuli Khan was built in the middle of the XIX century. It is considered the richest monument in its decoration. Majolica of Khorezmian type in black white and blue colors prevails here images in black contours is in the tambourines and framed double arcade of columns and three-quarters of the portal.Madrasah has a name of an initiator of its construction the Khiva ruler Allakuli Khan. In several khujdras on the first floor there was the city library founded by Allakuli Khan. The library provide books for all students of Khiva Madrasah.
the palace Tash-Khovli (stone country-estate) was built in the eastern part of the inner city. This complex of a building with three yards has rectangular plan in the southern part are the receiving yard Arz-Khovli and a yard for entertainment Ishrat-Khovli. The northern part is occupied by a harem. Labyrinths of corridors join the yards and buildings. The brothers and relatives of the khan lived in the palace. The two gates face the west and south. All the constructions were built from the high quality bricks. The fencing walls of the palace end up with figured cogs. From the flatness of the wall the high well-portioned towers stand out.Around the southern part of the square yards high single-pillar aivans are built with main houses behind them. On the other sides are the rooms for guests with small aivans on the second floor. Five excellent aivans come one after another in the harern. They are open to meet the northern winds. Two rooms were built behind the aivans through a main majolica entrance with a painted ceiling. They are simply decorated dwellings.Outside facades are not faced but the walls of the yards are separated into separate panels and decorated with majolica of a carpet pattern
Itchan Kala is inner town of the city of Khiva. This was inscribed as world heritage site in 1990. The architecture again is quite beautiful and the old town retains over 50 historic monuments and around 250 old houses. Remains of old architectures here represent beautiful and well preserved example of Muslim architecture of Central Asia. There are several outstanding structures one must visit while in Itchan Kala, such as the Djuma Mosque, the mausoleums and the madrasas and the two magnificent palaces built at the beginning of the 19th century by Alla-Kulli-Khan
Arang-khan began the construction of this citadel complex in 1686 which contains a house for khan the members of his family and dignitaries.
It is a historical mosque and inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in 1712 and was under the Bolshevik Russian rule in the 1920s.Bolo-Khauz Complex is the only preserved monument on the Registan Square. It is located on the opposite site of Ark - the Emirs fortress. The complex consists of the reservoir Friday mosque and minaret.The most ancient part of the complex is the pond (Khauz) which is called as Bolo-Khauz (Childrens reservoir). It is one of several ponds in Bukhara that reached our days. In past these reservoirs were the water source for the population and unfortunately the source of many deseases. Therefore most of them were drained.
Ark Fortress is a massive fortress located in the city of Bukhara and was initillay a citadel structure until it fell into the hand of the Russians. Today it is an important monument and a popular tourists attraction.Ark-Citadel is a residence of Bukhara khans. According to the last excavations it was determined the citadel was on this place from 4 century BC. For many years of building and destruction 20 meters height artificial hill was formed its upper layers were built over in the time of last bokharan emirs. The wooden part of Ark building was burnt down during the fire of 1920. The general planning is being reestablished by historical documents. Ark included the whole city consisting of closely accreted houses courts and yards with state institutions emir his wives and relatives and officials lodgings. Inside the trapeziform outlines of citadel walls the planning was right-angled with traditional cruciform crossing of main streets.Ark included emir lodging throe-room police department stables stores of clothes carpets utensils treasures armoury jail jewelers and other workshops mint place mosques mazars and other buildings.The first you can see it is massive fortress gates of Ark - portal with two-storey towers by sides from arch aperture and latticed architecture gallery on top. Behind it there is a musical pavilion built in 17 century two-coloured audience chamber surrounded by gallery. Here during a day there was performed a series of makoms it is a musical work through it people could know the time (it is tradition left from zoroastrizm time).
This is an excellent facade is architecturally exquisite with great tiling and is in the standard Bukhara blue. It hosts several entertainments in the night.Nadir Divan-begi Madrasah is a part of the architectural complex located round well-known Lyabi-Hauz in Bukhara. The madrasah building as well as khanaka nearby were named after vizier Nadir by whose order they were constructed. Vizier Nadir served at a court yard of one the strongest and powerful representatives of Ashtarkhanid dynasty Imamkuli-khan who ruled in Bukhara in 1611-1642. The board of Imamkuli-khan was one of the most stable and relatively peaceful for the whole history of Ashtarkhanids in Bukhara. It was time when governors paid attention not only to constant wars but also to town-planning.The Nadir Divan-begi madrasah is decorated in the style typical for all Muslim monuments of Central Asia. At the same time the images of birds animals and a human being - sun were also used in decoration and it was uncharacteristic for Islamic monuments. The Nadir Divan-begi Madrasah was built on the model of Sherdor in Samarkand but famous lions at the portal were replaced with mythical birds of happiness. Nadir Divan-begi ordered to construct pool near to khanaka and madrasah. Stone steps lead to it.. Subsequently this artificial reservoir was named Lyabi Hauz and became one of the most known sights of Bukhara.
The Madrasah has a fascinating facade which is a little gem in Bukhara.Opposite Ulugbek Madrasah there is Abdullazizkhan Madrasah. Abdullazizkhan built it in 1651 1652 and it is the last large Madrasah in Bukhara. The building is typical by composition with four-ayvans yard but with unordinary divergent fan of hudj groups after side ayvans and cupola buildings on the central axis.It is very interesting the improvement of living lodgings which consisted of entrance hall and hudjra and were equipped with free-places attic storeys wall niches for bed clothes dishes decorated in conformity with the taste of inhabitants who rented these apartments during their study.
Kukeldash Madrassah of XVI century is the earliest building of the Lyabi Khauz Ensemble. It was buiult during the reign of the Sheybanids dynasty in Bukhara.This madrassah is the largest madrassah of the city (80 x 60 meters). The madrassah has over 130 hujras where lived and studied more than 320 students. It became the symbol of powerful state under leading of Abdulla-khan.It is a two-storied building with a large mosaic portal at the entrance decorated with deep arched nishes flanked on the corners by elegant columns of translucent green onyx. The interior decoration is the perfect example of white interior.
The historical mosque is a part of the Lyab-i-Hauz and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mosque is bounded by Po-i-Kalyan Toqi telpak Furushon and Lyab-i-Hauz.Today the mosque is used as a carpet museum.about history It is speculated as built in the 9th to 10th-century on the remains of a Zoroastrian temple from the pre-Islamic era.Before the Arab conquest there was a bazaar on the site of Magok-i Attari. It was a market for idols potions and spices attar (perfumes) and other goods.there was formerly a Temple of the Moon (Mokh) close to this place.
Lyab-i Hauz or Lyab-i Khauz is the name of the area surrounding one of the few remaining hauz that have survived in the city of Bukhara. Until the Soviet period there were many such ponds which were the citys principal source of water but they were notoriou
Po-i-Kalan or Poi Kalan is an Islamic religious complex located around the Kalan minaret in Bukhara Uzbekistan.Po-i-Kalan or Poi Kalan is an Islamic religious complex located around the Kalan minaret in Bukhara Uzbekistan.
The Samanid Mausoleum built in the 10th century C.E. is located in the northwestern part of Bukhara Uzbekistan just outside its historic center. It was built as the resting place of the powerful and influential Islamic Samanid dynasty that ruled the Samanid Empire from approximately 900 to 1000. It contained three burials one of whom is known to have been Nasr II.
Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum is located near the Samani Mausoleum in Bukhara Uzbekistan. Its name means Jobs well due to the legend in which Job visited this place and made a well by striking the ground with his staff. The water of this well is stil
The Kalyan Minaret is a minaret of the Po-i-Kalyan mosque complex in Bukhara Uzbekistan and one of the most prominent landmarks in the city.
The Bibi-Khanym Mosque is one of the most important monuments of Samarkand. In the 15th century it was one of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Islamic world. By the mid-20th century only a grandiose ruin of it still survived but major parts of the mosque were restored during the Soviet period.
The Gr-i Amr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Timur in Samarkand Uzbekistan. It occupies an important place in the history of Central Asian Architecture as the precursor and model for later great Mughal architecture tombs including Gardens of Babur in Kabul Humayuns Tomb in Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra built by Timurs Mughal descendants Turc
The Ulugh Beg Madrasa is a religious educational institution in Samarkand Uzbekistan. It was built by Ulugh Beg during the Timurid dynasty at the Registan in the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand.
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