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Kamal-Qadi Madrasah

Kamal-Qadi Madrasah, located in Kokand, is a Muslim higher education institution. As in any other madrassas, the entrance part is unique in its own way. It is a portal with tall towers at the corners. The wall is covered with luxurious mosaic ornaments. The architecture of the Kamal-Qadi Madrasah reflects the folk traditions of the best Kokand architects of that time.

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Jami Mosque

The mosque located on Chorsu Square of Kokand is known not only in Uzbekistan, but also far beyond its borders. Such rulers as Alim Khan and Umar Khan participated in its construction. There is a legend that before laying the first stone on the construction of a mosque, Umar Khan asked people if there were sinless people among them, because the first stone must be laid by a man with…

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Khudayar Khan Palace

In the city of Kokand, there is a great citadel known as the palace of the last ruler of the Kokand Khanate, Khudayar Khan. This palace was larger than all the previous palaces of the Kokand Khans. With an area of as much as 4 hectares, the palace was located on a three-meter platform. On the portal of the palace there is an inscription in Arabic: “The Great Said Muhammad…

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WHITE GOLD OF UZBEKISTAN!

Our reader, today we would like to tell you about the cotton that is known ass “WHITE GOLD” There is not a single branch of the national economy in which cotton is not used. Without it, not only the light and food industries, but also the heavy industry, automobile, aviation, electrical, chemical, clothes and shoes, artificial silk, paper and livestock feed, many other types of products cannot successfully develop. By…

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WHO WAS AMIR TEMUR? AND WHY IS HIS NAME COVERED WITH LEGENDS?

Amir Temur (Tamerlan the Great, Temur the Great) – was born on April 8, 1336 in the village of Khoja Ilgar, near Kesh (modern Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan). The childhood and adolescence of the future commander passed in the vicinity of his native city. From a young age he loved hunting, horse riding and war games. Amir Temur made 9 military campaigns around the country. Having created a powerful state, he proclaimed…

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INDEPENDENCE DAY OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN!

Friends, today Uzbekistan celebrates its annual holiday – Independence Day of the Republic of Uzbekistan! September 1 is the official day off in the entire Republic! Uzbekistan was proclaimed as an independent state on August 31 in 1991. This year, Uzbekistan celebrates the 28th anniversary of its independence. In honor of this holiday, we would like to to tell you what has changed in Uzbekistan over the years of independence….

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Siab Bazaar

Siab Bazaar is a bazaar located in the center of Samarkand near the Registan Square and the Bibi-Khanum mosque. It has the same greatness as the Chorsu Bazaar in Tashkent. After all, both of them have been known throughout Central Asiafor centuries. The bazaar is full of a variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices. The abundance of agricultural products and the isles of craftsmen with their handmade goods testify…

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Chor-Bakr Necropolis

The peoples of Bukhara have a belief that if you make a pilgrimage to the four Mazars in one day, where the saints with the name Bakr are buried, then any desire will come true. For this reason, the Chor-Bakr necropolis, whose name means “four Bakr”, has received such widespread importance in the Islamic world.

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Kalyan Mosque

Friday mosque Kalyan is one of the oldest mosques located in Bukhara. It was the center of public and religious life of the Bukhara people. But this was not always the case. The mosquenear the citadel, built shortly after the establishment of Islam, was unlucky. It was repeatedly transferred from one place to another, and the roof collapsed several times in it, taking the lives of worshipers. And only after…

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Chor-Minor Mosque

This unusual and magnificent structure is located in the north-east of Bukhara. The name Chor-Minor Madrasah is translated as “four minarets”, which, in turn, symbolize the four cardinal points. The purpose of the construction of this mosque was to attract travelers, so that they would stay here while traveling along the Great Silk Road. There is also a belief that KhalifaNiyazkul-bek, the initiator of the construction, wanted to recreate something…

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