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Teleshayakh Mosque, Tashkent

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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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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  • This is the place that the Uthman Qur’an, believed to be the oldest known copy of the Qur’an which is believed to have been in the possession of Uthman and Ali. This great literary treasure is located...  read more »
  • This mosque has a large and impressive collection of historic Korans. The Uthman Koran is considered by Sunni Moslems to be the oldest Koran in the world. (Shiite Muslims disagree on this.) It was wri...  read more »
  • I suppose it is somewhat incorrect to list this as a tourist attractionin its own right. True, the square (Khast Imom Square) where the mosque is located hosts another very famous and far more majesti...  read more »
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