Shahrisabz is birthplace of Commander Amir Temur. Сity became his father Emir Taragai burial place, guru Shamsiddin Kulol necropolis, the eldest sons Jahongir and Omar Sheikh. Bury Temurlan also wanted here. By order, a tomb had built. However, this did not happen.
Having founded majestic state Movara-un Nahr, he became emir, sole governor. Under his rule, Samarkand turned into metropolis. Voyagers visit this place during trip to Great Silk Road.
Notwithstanding, Shahrisabz was the second unofficial metropolis. Political leader Babur, who Temurlan descendant, wrote that Kesh- homeland, so much work was done make throne pedestal.
Ruler brought to town famous architects, builders, architectural decoration professional. They upbuilt magnificent buildings are traditions from different countries combination.
AkSaray Palace – ruler’s residence. Its structure began in 1380, in 1404 all work completed. Building dome had diameter twenty-two meters. It considered largest of all formations.
Throughout Timurids dynasty, ensembles construction developed. Examples: Dor-us-Tilovat, Dor-us-Saodat.
The first includes noble citizen’s necropolis three parts: Shamsiddin Kulol and Gumbazi Seyidon’s tombs, as well as Kok Gumbaz mosque. Shamsiddin Kulol shrine first ensemble edifice. Ulugbek descendant’s tomb, called Gumbazi Seyidon, built nearby. Building has complemented by Kok Gumbaz cathedral mosque.
Dor-us-Saodat includes three buildings: Jahangir, Temur mausoleums, Hazrati Imam Mosque.
It became renowned not only great political leader birthplace. Firstly, it is oldest place. Scientists estimate settlement age 2,700 years old, which can compared with “Eternal City” Rome. UNESCO celebrated its anniversary.
Macedonian army came to this land 4th century BC. Additionally, Bess, Bactria vicegerent, who killed King Darius III, went to prison here. Arab conquerors laid siege town, hundred years later, Mukanna rebellion broke out. Great Silk Road contributed development.
Many consider itone of most magnificent areas, which famous good climatic conditions. Currently, he received title “Green City”.