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Buildings-palaces of Temur.

A trip on to Samarkand.

“Love is a fateful misfortune, but misfortune is by the will of Allah.
Why do you blame the fact that always - by the will of Allah?
There was both evil and good succession - by the will of Allah,
Why do we need the thunders and flames of the Court by the will of Allah? ”

Omar Khayyam.

Tourist routes of Samarkand.

They are not preserved, but descriptions of them give descriptions of contemporaries, as well as images in miniatures. Bug-and Dilkush (“The Garden of the Captivating Heart”) under Amir Temur in the autumn of 1397 (799) in the Kani Valley, the writings of Sharaf ad-Din Ali Yazdi on the Bag-i Dilkush.
“Amir Temur ordered to set up a garden guide on the outskirts of the beautiful Kani Valley, the beauty of which would surpass all others previously created in his empire (gardens). Astrologers predicted a happy hour to bookmark it, and architects drew a plan for the location of alleys and lawns.
They laid the foundation of a square plan of one and a half thousand Ghazi aside, and in the middle of each of them staged high entrances. The vaulted ceilings of the palace were decorated with stucco and mosaic decorations, and the surrounding walls were covered with kashin facings. In the four corners of the garden, tall pavilions were erected, decorated with tiles of wonderful colors.
The garden was divided by alleys with excellent symmetry into square parterres and small garden areas of various shapes. Amir Temur wished that sycamore trees would be planted on the sides of these avenues, that some areas should be planted with fruit trees, and others only with flowers.
When the garden began to correspond to his desire, he called it Bagi Dilkusha (“The Garden of Enchanting Hearts”).