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#631 : Visiting the historical city of Itchan Kala in Khiva

#631 : Visiting the historical city of Itchan Kala in Khiva

Nico May 27, 2020 0

Idea #631 – Visiting the historical city of Itchan Kala in Khiva Located south of Amou Daria, in the Khârezm region of Uzbekistan, Ichan Kala, the inner fortress of Khiva, was the last stage

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#629 : Strolling in the Tsarist times Samarkand

#629 : Strolling in the Tsarist times Samarkand

Nico May 21, 2020 0

Idea #629 – Strolling in the Tsarist times Samarkand The historic city of Samarkand, located in a large oasis in the Zeravchan Valley in northeastern Uzbekistan, is considered the crossroads of world cultures, with

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#638 : Visiting the citadel and the Ayaz Qala earthen castle

#638 : Visiting the citadel and the Ayaz Qala earthen castle

Nico May 14, 2020 0

Idea #638 – Visiting the citadel and the Ayaz Qala earthen castle The lands between the city of Urgench, the capital of Khorezm province, and the Aral Sea have been inhabited for thousands of

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#637 : Visiting the ancient citadel of Toprak Qala in Ouzbekistan

#637 : Visiting the ancient citadel of Toprak Qala in Ouzbekistan

Nico April 10, 2020 0

Idea #637 – Visiting the ancient citadel of Toprak Qala in Ouzbekistan The lands between the city of Urgench, the capital of Khorezm province, and the Aral Sea have been inhabited for thousands of

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#634 : Visiting the Royal Necropolis Shah I Zinda in Samarkand

#634 : Visiting the Royal Necropolis Shah I Zinda in Samarkand

Nico January 30, 2020 0

Idea #634 – Visiting the Royal Necropolis Shah I Zinda in Samarkand Shah-e-Zindeh (Persian: شاه زنده, meaning “living king”) is a necropolis northeast of Samarkand, made up of many mausoleums, the oldest of which

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#636 : Exploring the ancient citadel of Erkurgan near Karchi in Uzbekistan

#636 : Exploring the ancient citadel of Erkurgan near Karchi in Uzbekistan

Nico January 1, 2020 0

Idea #636 – Exploring the ancient citadel of Erkurgan near Karchi in Uzbekistan Erkurgan, from the Greek name Atapa Kcenepa, would be the ancient site of the city of Karchi. Originally founded about 10

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#628 : Exploring the remains of Afrosiab, Ancient Samarkand

#628 : Exploring the remains of Afrosiab, Ancient Samarkand

Nico December 28, 2019 0

Idea #628 – Exploring the remains of Afrosiab, Ancient Samarkand The historic city of Samarkand, located in a large oasis in the Zeravchan Valley in northeastern Uzbekistan, is considered the crossroads of world cultures,

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#633 : Visiting the hometown of Tamerlan de Chakhrisabz

#633 : Visiting the hometown of Tamerlan de Chakhrisabz

Nico November 24, 2019 0

Idea #633 – Visiting the hometown of Tamerlan de Chakhrisabz The historic center of Shakhrisyabz, located on the Silk Road in southern Uzbekistan, dates back more than two thousand years and was the cultural

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#632 : Visiting the largest Central Asian madrasa in Khiva

#632 : Visiting the largest Central Asian madrasa in Khiva

Nico November 21, 2019 0

Idea #632 – Visiting the largest Central Asian madrasa in Khiva The madrasah Mohammed Amin Khan is an ancient madrassa (madrassah) located in the fortified district of Ichan Kala in Khiva. It was built

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#634 : Visiting the necropolis of Tamerlane in Samarkand

#634 : Visiting the necropolis of Tamerlane in Samarkand

Nico November 19, 2019 0

Idea #634 – Visiting the necropolis of Tamerlane in Samarkand The Gour Emir (Persian: گور امیر) is a mausoleum located in Samarkand, burial place of Amir Timour, said Tamerlan (“the lame”), and his descendants.

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#639 : Looking at the Aral Sea cemetery in Moynaq

#639 : Looking at the Aral Sea cemetery in Moynaq

Nico November 14, 2019 0

Idea #639 – Looking at the Aral Sea cemetery in Moynaq Moynaq is an ancient port in the south of the Aral Sea, formerly with an active economy related to fishing and canning. Following

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#626 : Visiting Samarkand, capital of the Timurid Empire

#626 : Visiting Samarkand, capital of the Timurid Empire

Nico August 2, 2019 0

Idea #626 – Visiting Samarkand, capital of the Timurid Empire The historic city of Samarkand, located in a large oasis in the Zeravchan Valley in northeastern Uzbekistan, is considered the crossroads of world cultures,

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#630 : Visiting the city of Bukhara, capital of the chaybanid dynasty

#630 : Visiting the city of Bukhara, capital of the chaybanid dynasty

Nico April 29, 2019 0

Idea #630 – Visiting the city of Bukhara, capital of the chaybanid dynasty The historic center of Bukhara, located on the Silk Road, dates back over two thousand years. It is one of the

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