Euronews continues to familiarize the global audiences with ancient cities and unique architectural monuments of Uzbekistan. Now time has come for Kokand and its main attraction – Palace of Khudoyar-Khan, IA Jahon said. Correspondent Seamus Kearney has more about it in the next series of Postcards of Uzbekistan.
Describing the features of the area, the journalist explains that Kokand is translated as "wonderful city".
As noted in the story, the Palace of Khudoyar-Khan, widely known for its unique flavor and magnificent decoration, once was the largest in Central Asia. The magnificent complex was built in the period from 1863 to 1875 years in the ruins of an ancient fortress. The construction of the grandiose Palace involved craftsmen and artists from Kokand, Bukhara and other cities.
According to the guide Madina Abdullaeva, someday the Palace housed 114 rooms and 7 courtyards. Only 19 rooms have survived until now. In order to preserve the beauty of ancient architectural and artistic masterpieces, the restoration work in the Palace of Khudoyar-Khan never stops.
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