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Teleshayakh Mosque, Tashkent

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See the ancient Quran manuscript in the library museum of Teleshayakh Mosque. Explore the imposing historic complex, notable for its exquisite tile-work and blue domes reminiscent of the mosques of Samarkand. An onsite museum displays a variety of old Qurans, including the iconic Uthman Quran, written in Kufic script and believed to date back to the 8th or 9th century. Make Teleshayakh Mosque a centerpiece of your Tashkent vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tashkent vacation trip planner.
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Tashkent has a range of accommodations, with many good hotels empty during off-season from December through February. Most of the hotels lie scattered around the downtown area, stretching from southwest to northeast, with luxurious ones grouping on the northwest side. Book ahead during the peak months to make sure you get the place you want. A variety of backpackers' lodgings lie around the city's Chorsu bazaar.
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  • The mosque has good architecutral design and is well laid out in the surrounding green area. The design was quite pleasing to the eyes.  more »
  • Could not get in to the actual mosque but this is a complex of beautiful buildings. Also there is the library containing various copies of the Koran, one of which claims to be the oldest in the world ...  more »
  • The mosque houses the old Uthman Qoran, a national trasure of Uzbekistan. The museum houses other illustrated bookd and qorans, some of them presents given to the President of Uzbekistan by foreign le...  more »