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Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Folk dancers in national costume perform during the festivities Photograph: Anvar Ilyasov/AP

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Samarkand is truly a jewel of the ancient and modern Silk Road. There is the exquisite jade mausoleum of Gur-i-Emir, the resting place of Tamerlane. Perhaps the greatest treasure is Registan Square, Tamerlane's outstanding creation, a vast complex of domes and minarets, mosques and medrassas. There is the equally beautiful necropolis of Shah-i-Zinda and the old observatory of Uleg Beg, the greatest Muslim astronomer.

Uzbekistan’s Fergana Valley is rightly famous for its ikat fabrics – which require infinite skill and patience of its practitioners. Tying The Clouds. Hand Eye Magazine

Glory Tour Plus agency welcomes you to ask any questions of how to travel to Uzbekistan => mailto:glorytourp... Uzbekistan, Khiva, Juma Mosque

Chimgan Mountains HDR, Uzbekistan C h i m g a n … by my-shots

Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Registan, Minaret of Tilla-Kari Madressa by MY2200, via Flickr

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Samarkand is an ancient Silk Road city and the madrasas and mosaics of the monumental Registan square are among the world's most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture.

The Registan- Samarkand, Uzbekistan. By Herwig Photo

Colours of the silk road, S hah-i-Zinda Necropolis , Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Street Food at the bazaar in Margilan, eastern Uzbekistan

The splendid Mir-i-arab Madrassah viewed at sunset from Kalon Minaret - Bukhara - Uzbekistan. by Michele Falzone

Gur Emir Mausoleum, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan. "...the Shah-i-Zinda remains Samarkand's most moving sight. The name, which means 'Tomb of the Living King', refers to its original, innermost and holiest shrine - a complex of cool, quiet rooms around what is probably the grave of Qusam ibn-Abbas, a cousin of the Prophet Mohammed.... A shrine to Qusam existed here on the edge of Afrosiab long before the Mongols ransacked it in the 13th century. Shah-i-Zinda began to assume its current form in the 14th century...

Walls of The Ark Fortress - Bukhara, Uzbekistan:

Kalyan minaret, Po-i-Kalan complex, Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It was also known as "Tower of Death", as for centuries criminals were executed by being tossed off the top.

Abdullah Khan Madrasa, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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