September 18th, 2019

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✨💎The Palace of Ak-Saray - The Residence of Tamerlane in Shakhrisabz

Ak-Saray Palace is one of the most magnificent monuments of the Timurids of the XIV - XV centuries, erected in the city of Kesh (Shakhrisabz). Amir Timur (Tamerlan, Tamerlane) directed the construction to himself. After Timur had already built a great number of palaces and fortresses in the capital of his land, in Samarkand, he wanted to beautify his home town Shakhrisabz with a palace, which has not been seen in all his empire yet. He called the most skilled architects and craftsmen from all over his possessions. Also, about 50,000 slaves took part in this large-scale construction. Ak-Saray Palace was planned as the most grandiose of all Timur's constructions.

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You can visit The Palace of Ak-Saray in one of the next tours:
️ Oriental dastarkhan - Gastronomic Tour to Uzbekistan:
️ To the Heart of Tamerlane’s Empire:
️ Nowruz - Oriental New Year Holiday:

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