Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum in Samarkand. Timur (1336 – 1405) was a Turco-Mongol conqueror, the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persia and Cental Asia. Timur conquered more than anyone else except for Alexander the Great.
April 2019 #gureamir#samarkand#uzbekistan#worldheritage#世界遺産
Ismail Samani Mausoleum in Bukhara. This is one of the architecture I was impressed on this trip. The design of this building is influenced by Zoroastrianism.
April 2019 #ismailsamanimausoleum#bukhara#uzbekistan
Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum in Bukhara. It’s name means “The spring of Saint Job (Ayub)” due to the legend in which Job visited this place and made a well by striking the ground with his staff.
April 2019 #chashmaayubmausoleum#bukhara#uzbekistan
Kalta Minor (Short Minaret) in Itchan Kala, Khiva. This is an unfinished minaret because Muhammad Amin-Khan who ordered to build this has died. It supposed to be 80m tall but stopped construction with only 26m tall.
March 2019. #kaltaminor#itchankala#khiva#uzbekistan