Mausoleums have a turquoise finish or are covered with dark blue tiles with floral ornaments. Shah-i-Zinda is the only archaeological and architectural monument in Samarkand, which, including the cultural layers of Afrasiab, reflects the almost 25-century history of the city.


  • Title: Shah-i-Zindah Ensemble
  • Date Created: IX–XIX centuries
  • Location Created: Samarkand, Uzbekistan
  • Type: Book

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