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. Take a look at our Tashkent online trip builder to schedule your visit to Teleshayakh Mosque and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It is a nice mosque to visit in Tashkent and next to it you can find the library where the oldest Coran in the world is kept. Unfortunately, we went to the library twice and it was always closed, so w...  more »
  • This was my first meeting with the great architecture of Uzbekistan. A large square, impressive buildings, highly decorated, wonderful minarets. Must see!  more »
  • Amazing preserved culture and history a feature of this Mosque. A good example of the Uzbekistan Muslim architecture and restoration.  more »

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