The ancient cities of Uzbekistan are recognized as the outstanding centers of the Islamic world. Throughout the centuries, this land has given mankind a galaxy of great scientists, philosophers, statesmen, Islamic theologians, whose names are inscribed in gold letters in the history of mankind.
Pilgrimage to holy places originated as a kind of travel for a very long time. Years have passed. The conditions of travel have changed. Guests of this wonderful country can travel to the holy places on which people from all over the world make pilgrimage.
Blessed Samarkand, sacred Bukhara, Ancient Termez are pride and symbols of Islamic culture, these cities are more than 2500 years old. In these parts were born such outstanding personalities in the Islamic world, hadith and Islamic jurisprudence – Abu Isa Muhammad ibn Isa at-Tirmizi, the largest representative of the Middle Asian Sufism, the author of about eighty works, for the depth of his knowledge and breadth of horizons, received the honorary nickname al-Hakim Wise) – Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ali at-Tirmizi, spiritual mentor – Abdulhalik Gizhduvani, one of the spiritual fathers of Sufism, the founder of the Sufi order – Naqshbandiya – Bahauddin Naqshband, the greatest figure in the Muslims ve known theologian of the IX century, the author of “Al-Jami al-Sahih” – the first collection of authentic hadiths, which is the second largest Muslim book after the Quran – Imam Al-Bukhari.
During the pilgrimage you will be presented and the famous Samarkand Shahi Zinda necropolis, which buried a cousin of the Prophet Muhammad – Kusam ibn Abbas. In continuation of the pilgrimage to the holy places of Samarkand, “Saikali Rui Zamin” (“Shining Face of the Earth”): Mausoleum Donier Pajgambar (Prophet Daniel) (XIV, early XX centuries), revered by Muslims, Christians and Jews; Dome Khazrati Hyzr (XIX century.) Mausolean complex Shahi Zinda (XI-XV cc.) – necropolis consisting of more than 20 unique mausoleums different construction times. The core of the ensemble is the Mausoleum of Kusam Ibn Abbas, the cousin of the Prophet.
During the excursion you can visit the Mausoleum of Gur-Emir (XIV-XV cc.) – dynastic tomb of the Timurids; Mausoleum of Rukhabad (“Abode of Spirit”) (XIV-XV centuries) – tomb of sheikh Burhaniddin Sagardzhi (the head of Muslims in Beijing), buried according to his will in Samarkand; Registan Square: Ulugbek Madrasah (XV c.), Sher Dor and Tillya Kori – a masterpiece of medieval architecture and the main symbol of Samarkand; (XVII in.) (XVII century.) The Bibi Khonim Mosque (XIV century), conceived by Timur as the largest mosque in Central Asia; Mausoleum of Imam al-Motouridiy, a theological scholar and philosopher of the 9th century, the founder of the “moturium” movement in the kalam (Muslim theology), the expert of fiqh (Muslim jurisprudence).