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Samarkand Registan by Night
Asia

he Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid dynasty, now in Uzbekistan. The name Rēgistan (ریگستان) means "Sandy place" or "desert" in Persian.

The Registan was a public square, where people gathered to hear royal proclamations, heralded by blasts on enormous copper pipes called dzharchis - and a place of public executions. It is framed by three madrasahs (Islamic schools) of distinctive Islamic architecture.
The three madrasahs of the Registan are: the Ulugh Beg Madrasah (1417–1420), the Tilya-Kori Madrasah (1646–1660) and the Sher-Dor Madrasah (1619–1636). Madrasah is an Arabic term meaning school.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Registan

photo: Zeiss Loxia 21mm
original size 28000x14000
www.abagontheroad.com

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Copyright: Flaviopsv
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15000x7500
Taken: 05/08/2019
Subida: 28/08/2019
Actualizado: 30/08/2019
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Tags: unesco; travel; night; architecture; art; decoration; history; silk; way; religion; archeology; sony; zeiss; loxia; people; city
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