Shakhrisyabz, native city of Tamerlane in Uzbekistan.

Language English, Russian
Price 30,00 USD for excursion
Capacity 20 persons max
Duration 6 hours

There are 3 important monumental structures in ancient Shakhrisyabz, once a Sogdian city of Kesh. On the 1st photo remains of Tamerlane's palace constructed in the XIV-XV c., one of the biggest royal residences of the Moslem world. On the 2nd photo - remains of a big dynastial burial complex of Timurids, XIV-XV c. Next to the complex is a functioning mosque of the beg.XX c.

On the 3rd you can see 2 elderly men sitting in a tea-house after a Friday prayer in the mosque. Many aged people in Uzbekistan prefer traditional national clothes, very comfortable and clever for climate of Central Asia.

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