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Old 11-04-2013, 07:27 AM   #1
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Uzbekistan

I want to share with the community the photos of my trip to Uzbekistan

I visited: Bukhara - Khiva - Samarkand - Tashkent - Shahrisabz

To see my photo gallery click on the link below

Uzbekistan - a set on Flickr

I want to point out the major tourist attractions

> Samarkand what to visit:
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- Historical centre is UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Registan ( the main square )
- Shah-i-Zinda ( complex of buildings with Mausoleo and cemeteries )
- Gur Emir Mausoleum ( Timur Mausoleum ) - Shaybanids Mausoleum
- Ulugbek Observatory ( astronomical observatory )
- Madrasa Tilya Kori - Madrasa Ulugh Beg Madrasah - Madrasa Sher Dor - Madrasa Khodja Abdi Darun Shrine - Madrasa Khodja Akrar
- Bibi Khanym Mosque
- Siab Dekhkhan Central Bazaar ( central Market )
- Chorsu trading dome ( covered market )
- Afrasiab Museum

> Bukhara what to visit:
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- Historical centre is UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Ark ( fortress )
- Bakhautdin Naqshband Mausoleum - Ismail Samani Mausoleum ( Samanids ) - Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum - Turki Jangi Mausoleum
- Poi Kalyan or Po-i-Kalyan Mosque - Kalon Mosque - Maghoki-Attar or Magoki-Attor Mosque
- Minaret Kalyan
- Madrasa Mir-i Arab - Madrasa Chor Minor - Madrasa Kukeldash - Madrasa Gaukushan
- Lyab-i-Hauz or Lyab-i Khauz ( a square with a large central pond )
- Trade dome Tagi Zargaron or Taqi-Zargaron ( large building with market inside )
- Fayzulla Khujayev House ( house museum )
- Zindan ( an old prison )
- Chor-Bakr ( 6 km from Bukhara there is a Mosque and a cemetery )
- Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa or Palace of Moon-like Stars ( 30 min. from Bukhara was the summer residence of the Emir )

> Khiva what to visit:
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- Itchan Kala ( Historical centre is UNESCO World Heritage Site )
- Kunya-ark ( citadel )
- Friday Mosque Juma ( with 213 wooden columns )
- Tash Khauli or Stone Palace ( house museum )
- Madrasa Mohammed Amin - Madrasa Shirgazi Khan - Madrasa Allah Kuli Khan
- Pakhlavan Mahmoud Mausoleum
- Sayid Allauddin Tomb

> Shahrisabz what to visit:
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- Historical centre is UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Ark ( remains of the fortress )
- Dorus Saodat or Dorussiadat Mausoleum - Jahongir Mausoleum - Shamshiddin Kulol Mausoleum
- Dorut-Tilavete or Dor-ut Tillavat - Dorus-Syadot or Dor-ut Siodat - Ak-Saray Palace ( buildings )
- Caravanserai Kobu
- Kok Gumbaz Mosque - Malik Ajdar Mosque - Khazratiy Imam Mosque - Friday Mosque
- Aq-Saray Palace
- Amir Temur Crypt ( the tombs of the ancestors of Timur )
- Chorsu ( covered market )

> Tashkent what to visit:
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- Khast Imam Mosque - Teleshayakh Mosque
- Madrasa Kukeldash
- TV tower ( panoramic tower with an observatory at 97 meters )
- Mustakillik Square ( Independence Square )
- Amir Timur Museum - Fine Arts Museum of Uzbekistan - Museum of Applied Art - Museum of History
- Theater Ilkhom - Theater Navoi Opera
- Chorsu ( covered market )
- Alisher Navoi Park
- The metro stations
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