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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  • Great place to visit to experience a trip to the past. Lots of history embedded in the museum. Rad up on Amir Timur and his ventures to get the most out of the visit.  more »
  • Nice monument with great architecture. Just when you pass the road you can find an amazing Uzbek pilof cooking restaurant.  more »
  • A gorgeous museum to an incredible part of world history. Certainly a must see when in Tashkent!! We were lucky enough to receive special attention and touring from one of the delightful staff managers, THANK YOU!
  • We've been here before making a trip to Samarkand where Amir Temur started his empire. So we had a great base before seeing all the places in Samarkand in person which are connected to Amir Temur and his empire. There's always a "tourist fee" you have to pay on top, but over all it's really worth it and not expensive.
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