Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor (Uzbekistan)

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Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor is part of the Tentative list of Uzbekistan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor is a serial transnational nomination with 31 components in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan representing one on the main corridor of the Silk Road, passing through Samarkand and Bukhara. Uzbekistan has 15 sites, 7 of them on the TL on their own right. It consists of remains of long-distance routes of integration, exchange and dialogue between the East and the West, from the 2nd century BC until the end of the 16th century. The components include remains of Sogdian cities and palaces, forts protecting the Road and an irrigation and water management system, an early Christian Syriac monastery and muslim monuments from pre- and post-Mongol eras.

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Full Name
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor
Country
Uzbekistan
Added
2021
Nominated for
2022
Type
Cultural
Categories
Human activity - Transport and Trade
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2021 Added to Tentative List

The site has 15 locations

Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Jartepa II Temple (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Suleimantepa (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Kafirkala Settlement (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Dabusiya Settlement (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Qosim Shaikh Architectural Complex (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: MirSayidBakhrom Mausoleum (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Raboti Malik Caravanserai and Sardoba (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Deggaron Mosque (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Chasma-iAyubKhazira (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Vardanze Settlement (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Vobkent Minaret (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: BahouddinNaqshband Architectural Complex (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Chor Bakr Necropolis (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Varakhsha Settlement (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Paikend Settlement (T)

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