Monochromes from Shakhrisabz

2 October 2018, Shakrizabz, Uzbekistan.

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Walking though the gardens of Dor-us Siyodat.

Kesh, Sogdia, Timur and a Sufi.

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Eurasian magpie.

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A corner of Dor-us Siyodat.

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Dor-us Siyodat.

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Inside Dor-us Siyodat.

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Timur’s modest intended tomb.

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Dor-us Siyodat.

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Dor-ut Tilovat ensemble.

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Inside the mausoleum of Shamsidden Kulol.

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Inside the other cupola, built by Ulugbek for his descendants.

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Arches in a corridor inside the mosque..

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Kok-Gumbaz (Blue Dome) Mosque.

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In the distance, about a kilometre away, is what is left of Timur’s Ak Saray Palace.

Ak Seray Palace

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Remaining tiles on the sides of the entrance arch.

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Walking towards the entrance arch.

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Timur.

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The entrance arch from the other side.

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The entrance arch from the side.

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A remaining section of the palace walls.

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3 comments on “Monochromes from Shakhrisabz

  1. leggypeggy says:

    Breathtaking. I especially like the first pic and the one of the Dor-ut Tilovat ensemble.

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