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Shakhrisabz "Green City" is a standout amongst the most old urban areas of Uzbekistan is situated in Kashkadarya locale. The city's populace is 53 thousand individuals. Height above ocean level is 622 meters. In old times the city was known as Kesh. The city was established over 2,700 years prior, its first tenants were the Sogdians, known for their painstaking work, exchange and high culture. In 329 BC, after the city was caught by the troops of Alexander the Great, Kesh was affected by Hellenistic society. Since that time there were famous old Greek cliques and convictions. The most well known were the religions of Heracles and Dionys and Athens. III century BC through VIII century AD, Kesh's rulers delivered countless. For quite a while Kesh was the capital of Sogdiana. In the VIII century the city was vanquished by the Arabs. For quite a while Shakhrisabz was the focal point of against Arab and hostile to Islamic resistance. As per verifiable information, the last leader of Shahrisabza was Bobo Beck. Shakhrisabz is the origination of the immense Tamerlane (Timur). Amid his rule, there were raised numerous royal residences, mosques, tombs, and in addition grand royal residence Ak-Saray. That time the city was exchange and specialty focus, as well as one of the social focuses of the East. "Green City" Shakhrisyabz incorporated into the rundown of World Heritage Sites. The chronicled downtown area is various, however the most well known structural landmarks of Shahrisabz are: Aksaray Palace, Kok Gumbaz Mosque (Blue Dome), Gumbazi Seyidan sepulcher (Seids Dome), remembrance complex Dorut Tilavat including Sheik Shamsad-Din Kulyal al-Keshi tomb (there additionally was covered Timur's dad Amir Turagay).


Kok Gumbaz Mosque

One of the lofty and dedication buildings of Shahrisabz city is Kok-Gumbaz mosque "Blue Dome". The mosque was inherent 1435 on the establishments of a prior working with a comparative format. The building is situated on the same hub with Kulyala Mausoleum, along these lines it turned into the house of God mosque of the city. As per the engraving on the entryway, the mosque was raised by Ulugbek in the honor of his dad Shahrukh. Today, we can see focal domed structure with a distance across of 46 meters. It is the main what was saved from the blessed spot. The square corridor is finished with an excellent arch. There are engravings from the Koran in majolica outline on the external side of the vault. Once there were held the most essential religious administrations. There are additionally numerous renowned truisms. One of them says: "Influence and riches have a place with Allah. Allah is the main who claims mastery." On account of advantageous area and its glorious size, blue arch of Kok-Gumbaz Mosque can be seen from any part of the city. That is the reason, Kok Gumbaz is viewed as one of the major grand structures of the old Shahrisabz city.

Ak Sarai Palace

One of the best structures in Shahrisabze is Ak-Saray Palace (Timur's recidence), which in Uzbek signifies "white castle". After Kuksaray and Buston Saray structures in Samarkand, Timur wished to manufacture bigger royal residence in the place where he grew up. In this way, in 1380 the development of the glorious Ak-Saray Palace was started. Development works, which were led under the course of Amir Timur, went on for a long time. Its development was finished a couple of months before the passing of the colossal victor. Ak-Saray royal residence comprised of countless, including a few patios, around which were quarters and spaces for open use. Exteriors of structures were secured with shaded tiles, rooms were designed with brilliant sapphire. There was a delightful pool on the top of the royal residence. A wide range of styles and hues were utilized as a part of the engineering of the building. This is clarified by the way that the development of the terrific royal residence was worked by bosses from various parts of Asia. Craftsmanship themes of various individuals make beautiful perspective of Ak-Saray. In the period of the Timurid Ak-Saray Palace was the biggest in Central Asia. Today, we can see just two magnificent arches. Alongside different landmarks of Shahrisabz, Ak-Saray is incorporated into UNESCO World Heritage List.

Dorus Saodat Ensemble

That is a commemoration Ensemble, which incorporates three sections: the Vault of Jahangir, a mosque and a tomb of Hazrat Imam Temur. The most loved child of the ruler passed on in 1376 year and cast his dad in an utter hopelessness, so much that "the heart of the sovereign was shut for empathy amid 30 years." The body of a youthful sovereign was taken to the place that is known for their precursors, where a sepulcher was worked for him. Later, a family tomb, which gave the rest for another child Timur – Omar, was worked around the catacomb. The room was lined with limestone chunks, enriched with curved corners ligature with expressions from the Koran about the triumph of time everlasting and the short life of natural life. Not a long way from the Mausoleum of Jahangir and the mosque another tomb, manufactured extraordinarily for Temur himself, is arranged. Nowadays, just a vacant tomb is left from the entire development, on the grounds that, as you probably are aware the immense ruler was covered in Samarkand.

Mausoleum of Jakhongir

Dzhakhongir's mausoleum was built at 14-15 centuries by masters of Khwarezm for suddenly died twenty-two-year-old son Temur towers in southwest part of Shakhrisabz and is part of memorial ensemble Dorus-Saodat who Temuridov intended for all dynasty. The building of the mausoleum admires with symmetry and grace of the three-bathing design consisting of an internal decorative dome, unloading average and external conic domes. The decor of a crypt differs in ornamental calculations of a glazed brick with mayolikovy and mosaic inserts. Memorial ensemble Dorus-Saodat that in translation means "Storage of the power", before destruction of the governor by troops Sheybanidov Abdullakhana II in the second half of the 16th eyelid, included three parts: Jahangir's mausoleum, Hazri Imam's mosque and a crypt of Temur in which he at will of destiny wasn't buried.