Tashkent 8 Nights 9 Days Tour
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.
Siyob Bazaar also called Siab Bazaar is the largest bazaar in Samarkand Uzbekistan. All daily necessities such as Samarkand naan are sold. Siyob Bazaar is located adjacent to the Bibi-Khanym Mosque and is visited not only by local people but also by domestic and foreign tourists.
Behind the Dorus Siadat is a bunker with a wooden door leading to the crypt of Tamerlane discovered in 1943 when a child playing football fell through the ground. The room is plain except for Karanic quotations on the arches which read as follows The Supremacy belongs to Allah alone. He is Eternal and All Good is in Allahs hands He is Allmighty. In the center of the room there is the marble sarcophagus. It is covered with a huge monolithic marble gravestone which is 11 centimetres thick with 5 iron rings being attached at the corners and in the middle. One the stone were found encryptions related to the life of Amir Timur thus it is believed that the crypt was intended for him.
The ancient architecture is an incredible piece of work which has withstood time for almost nine centuries. However the 105 inner stairs has been closed off to tourists.The ancient architecture is an incredible piece of work which has withstood time for almost nine centuries. However the 105 inner stairs has been closed off to tourists.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 minaret designed by Bako was built by the Qarakhanid ruler Mohammad Arslan Khan in 1127 to summon Muslims to prayer five times a day.
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.
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