The Shah-i-Zinda Ensemble includes mausoleums and other ritual buildings of 9-14th and 19th centuries. This architectural complex consists of 44 tombs in more than 20 mausoleums
Registan Ensemble became the city square when the life in Afrosiab stopped. Since that time it was reconstructed several times. Today it is surrounded by the three medreses Ulugbek, Sherdor and Tilla Kari
|#3 Itchan Kala|
|Architectural type||Old town|
Ichan Kala is the walled inner town of the city of Khiva. Since 1990, it has been protected as a World Heritage Site. The old town retains more than 50 historic monuments and 250 old houses, dating primarily from the 18th or 19th centuries.
|#4 Gur Emir Mausoleum|
The Gur Emir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane.
|#5 Kalon Minaret|
Kalon Minaret was built by the Karakhanid ruler Arslan Khan in 1127. The architect, whose name was simply Bako, made a minaret in the form of a circular-pillar brick tower, narrowing upwards, of 9 meters (29.53 feet) diameter at the bottom, 6 meters (19.69 feet) overhead and 45.6 meters (149.61 feet) high.
|#6 Metro Tashkent|
The Tashkent Metro is the rapid transit system serving the city of Tashkent. It is one of only two subway systems currently operating in Central Asia, the other one being the Almaty Metro. It was the seventh metro to be built in the former USSR, opening in 1977. Its stations are among the most ornate in the world. Like most ex-Soviet metros, the stations are very deep underground.
The Tashkent Metro consists of three lines, operating on 36.2 kilometres (22.5 mi) of route and serving 29 stations
|#8 Bibi Khanym|
The restored Mosque Bibi-Khonym (named after the wife of Temur 1399-1404) is one of best known architectural attractions of Central Asia. The Mosque was erected on Timur's order after his raid of Delhi.
|#9 Ismail Samanid|
The mausoleum was built during the reign of Ismail Samani, one of the most outstanding members of the Samanids dynasty, who ruled Bukhara from 892 until 907. Originally, the mausoleum was intended for the grave of Ismail Samani’s father, Akhmad, but later became the burial vault of the Samanids. It was completed in 905 and is the oldest Muslim monument in Bukhara. It is considered as a masterpiece of early Islamic architecture
|#10 Friday Mosque|
Juma Mosque. The old mosque was already mentioned by the Arab traveller Mohammed al-Magisi in the 10th cent. According to the inscriptions above the entrance the actual mosque was built in the 18th cent. It covers an area of 55 x 46 m. The interior is square in plan. It has two octogonal openings in the ceiling. Apart from wooden beams and columns it has no decoration. It contains 212 ornately carved columns that support the roof, dating back to the 12th to 15th century.