Euronews about the Complex Shahi Zinda

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Euronews about the Complex Shahi Zinda


Euronews TV channel continues to show a cycle of broadcasts Postcards from Uzbekistan. The broadcast includes report dedicated to the memorial complex Shahi Zinda in Samarkand.

Informative video about our country went to the Euronews channel on September 26, and generally will be broadcasted until October 2 of this year.

It is narrated that this monument of medieval architecture in the past has emerged as the burial place of royalty and the local nobility.

The complex consists of a string of fine, sparkling blue tiles burial vaults. The main mausoleum, from where begins the necropolis which is considered the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad’s cousin, Kusam ibn Abbas, noted in the report.

Experts point out the uniqueness of the architectural ensemble of solutions related to the fact that numerous mosques and mausoleums of the nobility were built at different levels – they finish building, is built for almost nine centuries.

There are 11 tombs of 14-15 centuries, as well as three mosques dating back to the XI century. In general, Shahi Zinda has more than 40 monuments of traditional Islamic architecture.

Euronews correspondent stressed that the residents of Samarkand, as well as pilgrims from all over the world consider this memorial sacred place.

The broadcast is available for viewing at the above chart in the next broadcast time.

Broadcast day Tashkent time European time

September 26, 2016

01:54 22:54

September 27, 2016

15:20; 21:49; 23:54 12:20; 18:49; 20:54

September 28, 2016

04:55; 18:18 01:55; 15:18

September 29, 2016

14:18; 17:14 11:18; 14:14

September 30, 2016

10:41; 19:20 07:41; 16:20

October 1, 2016

08:17; 12:14; 16:43 05:17; 09:14; 13:43

October 2, 2016

05:17; 20:19 02:17; 17:19


Reports from the cycle Postcards from Uzbekistan will continue, including in October, which will present new information about the historical landmarks of our country.

Jahon Information Agency, Paris