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Nowruz: Rite of spring - in pictures Often known as Persian New Year, Nowruz is an ancient festival marking the spring equinox. It is celebrated from Iran to north-western China

Capturing the light, Uzbekistan Wall

Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Registan, Minaret of Tilla-Kari Madressa The social network for travellers: www.timeblend.com

Uzbekistan, Khiva, Juma Mosque

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

Chimgan Mountains, Uzbekistan, incredibly beautiful.

The Dome Over Tamerlane's Mausoleum "Gur Emir" -The Tomb of the Ruler, the mausoleum was built in the early 15th century and houses Tamerlane, his grandson and the descendants down to Ulug Beg.

Being in the Right Place at the Right Time Moon Balancing on Minaret Khiva Uzbekistan by eriagn on 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.

Uzbekistan, marvallous buildings, extraordinary view and friendly nation

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

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

Mausoleum - Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan | Old Kungrat woman. Surxondaryo Province, in the extreme south-east of the country || Scanned postcard; photo A. Zueva. Post stamped 2013

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...

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.

Sher-dor Madrasah, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan street food

Salad Bags, Farghona, Uzbekistan. Photo: liamroberts7, via Flickr

Abdullah Khan Madrasa, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Bibi-Khanym Mosque, Samarkand, Uzbekistan