Sights of Tashkent


Sights of Tashkent - The mausoleum of Sheikh Zaynudin Bobo

The mausoleum of Sheikh Zaynudin Bobo

The Mausoleum of Sheikh Zaynudin Bobo is located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Sheikh Zaynudin Bobo was a writer and popularizer of Sufi order, known as Suhrawardiyya. An accurate date of his birth is unknown. As believed Sheikh Zaynudin died when he was 95. Arguably he was a son of the founder of Suhrawardiyya order, Diya al-din Abu ‘n-Najib as-Surawardi (1097 – 1168), who has sent his …

Sights of Tashkent - The mausoleum of Sheihantaur

The mausoleum of Sheihantaur

The mausoleum (mazar) , repeatedly changed its shape, was erected here in 14th century. It concludes unique, extant up to now sacred Saur of Iskander beside which the gravestone is located. Saurs - coniferous trees of local breed which were lifeless already in XV century. Is believed their origin is connected with the name Alexander the Great, which is very honored in the East as the ancient prophet. …

Sights of Tashkent - Dzhuma Mosque (the Main Friday Mosque)

Dzhuma Mosque (the Main Friday Mosque)

The first building of Dzhuma Mosque (the Main Friday Mosque) was built in 1451 at the expense of Sheikh Uboydullo Khodja Ahror (1404-1490).Sheikh Uboydullo Khodja Ahror was born in Bogiston village near to actual Charvak Lake. He was a Sufi great mentor, chief of Muslim clergy and descendant from the family of Prophet Muhammad. One of the Sufi Saints Sheikh Hovendi at-Tahur (Sheihantaur) belonged to …

Sights of Tashkent - Madrasah of Abdulkasim Sheikh

Madrasah of Abdulkasim Sheikh

Medresse AbulkassimThis medresse is considered to be one of the biggest architectural monument of Beshyoghoch daha resulting from many years of experience, successes and traditions of Middle Ages architecture, it was built in harmony with Muyi Muborak khonaqo by Abulkassim eshon. Despite its newness Abulkassim medresse is one of the most imposing historical buildings of the city. Situated in the southern …

Sights of Tashkent - The Mausoleum of Kaffol Shoshi

The Mausoleum of Kaffol Shoshi

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