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Statue of Amir Timur

| Amir Timur Square, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan
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Another wedding magnet

Like many of the Amir Timur statues throughout Uzbekistan, this one is very popular with locals... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
Mook S
Impressive statue

This regal statue surveys the surrounding area with great authority just like the man himself. Very... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
Paul B
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| Amir Timur Square, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Like many of the Amir Timur statues throughout Uzbekistan, this one is very popular with locals, and particularly wedding parties.

Thank Mook S
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

This regal statue surveys the surrounding area with great authority just like the man himself. Very photogenic

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

The statue of Timur Lang, riding on a horse . is the symbol of Uzbekistan leadership . Timur Lang was never an uzbeki person . In opposite ,Timur Lang was the enemy of uzbekian tribes ,so , this great statue , in the middle of...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

The statue is yet another big statue, done reasonably well. What is great though, is the Uzbekistan tradition that has developed for couples getting married to circle the statue slowly in full wedding clothes, pareticularly as the brides have a penchant for Disney princess wedding...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017

The statue is in a recently built park. The greenery and flowers are nice. There are reflecting pools on two sides.

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Reviewed April 29, 2017

Shakhrisabz's monuments complex is a well maintained broad avenue, with the statue of Amir Timur as a focal point. The statue is contemporary and naturalistic, but it reflects the reverence Uzbeks have for Timur (Tamerlane), whom they consider as the originator of their fatherland. The...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a statue of their hero. Its ok, but not something old or antique. However, in overall, the shakhriszabs is not as beautiful as I have imagined, but the trip from Samarkand over the mountains was amazing. We did it by taxi for 50...More

Thank JD D
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

The statue is like Amir Timur himself is very impressive. Very well placed standing so that the White Palace poses as the backdrop to a wonderful image. You cannot help like everyone else to have your photo taken here. Don't miss this when visiting Shakhrisabz.

Thank Paulette A
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

The statue of Timur is large and impressive. But what makes this especially interesting is the Ak Saray (White Palace) in the background. This makes for a great photo op!

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Reviewed January 2, 2016

The Father of Uzbekistan is appropriately displayed in the eponymously named park in the usual fashion: tall, muscular, and in motion. At this point in my travels I had seen two other statues of Timur (on a horse in Tashkent and on a throne in...More

Thank midway42
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