Amir Timur Museum, Tashkent

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Take in the past glory of the Timurid empire at Amir Timur Museum, a modern drum-shaped building whose turquoise dome dominates Tashkent's central square. Documenting the history and heritage of the 200-year-old empire, which stretched from the Mediterranean to India and China, the three-story museum features a collection of ornate men's and women's robes, astronomical and musical instruments, coins, and ceramics. Check out imperial robes, scaled models of Samarkand's historic landmarks, and illuminated books. The center of the main hall features a copy of Osman's Qur'an and a gallery displays Timur portraits by contemporary artists. Arrange to visit Amir Timur Museum and other attractions in Tashkent using our Tashkent day trip planning website .
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  • When I visited the entrance fee was 6000 som, and the fee to take photos was 10000 som. Argh. I hate fees like that. The very middle of this building is absolutely gorgeous, I kept staring up. The dis...  more »
  • Located in the city center, a stone's throw from the Hotel Uzbekistan Museum. The Exterior and interior is really beautiful. This is the end Of the pros. It is Annoying that in a country with such a rich history the exposition of one of the central museums was more than modest.
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