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08-SEP-2018 Tim Betts

Mausoleum dome, Gur-e-Amir

From Astana, Tim went on to Uzbekistan and took a train to Samarkand on Saturday.

This is Gur-e-Amir, the mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Timur (also known as Tamerlane), which also hosts the tombs of his sons, grandsons and teacher. Construction of the earliest part of the complex started at the end of the 14th century and of the mausoleum itself in 1403.

I donít have many pictures of interest on hand and havenít been able to go out to take anything recently, first because of extreme heat and humidity, and now because of incessant rain. Plus Iím always after Tim to take pictures when he travels, and this time I think he outdid himself, so Iím going to focus mainly on this gallery for the time being!

Arched view of the mausoleum, Gur-e-Amir, posted earlier:

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Ton T.23-Sep-2018 17:49
Breathtaking!! V
MarcViskens16-Sep-2018 10:47
very impressive Helen
beautiful work
Jeff Real10-Sep-2018 12:54
These details are breathtaking!
Great job Tim!
Fong Lam10-Sep-2018 10:49
A splendid capture with amazing intricate details.....V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal10-Sep-2018 06:20
Wow Fantastic shot of this wonderful building. V
William Barletta10-Sep-2018 06:09
What an amazing dome ~V~
joseantonio10-Sep-2018 04:20
this ins incredibly beautiful.V.
Range View 10-Sep-2018 02:55
Beautiful image of this fine intricate detail.
Regine L.10-Sep-2018 02:44
You are an amazing teacher.V
Liz Bickel10-Sep-2018 02:23
Absolutely amazing dome. So beautiful.
Dave Petersen Photography10-Sep-2018 00:47
A beautiful composition with stellar clarity. Your image really conveys the amazing craftsmanship in this work of art and architecture. VVV
Julie Oldfield10-Sep-2018 00:17
That is awesome! V
Jim Coffman09-Sep-2018 23:52
SImply awesome!
Jola Dziubinska09-Sep-2018 23:52
Beautiful inside of the dome, wonderful ornaments. V.