Samarkand is truly a jewel of the ancient and modern Silk Road. There is the exquisite jade mausoleum of Gur-i-Emir, the resting place of Tamerlane. Perhaps the greatest treasure is Registan Square, Tamerlane's outstanding creation, a vast complex of dom
The Altarpiece of Veit Stoss (also St. Mary's Altar), is the largest Gothic altarpiece in the World and a national treasure of Poland. The altarpiece is located inside St. Mary's Basilica, a Catholic Church adjacent to the Main Market Square.
This is a wind tower in Yazd, Iran. Also called a windcatcher or Badgir in Farsi, wind towers create natural ventilation in buildings and are traditional Persian-influenced architecture throughout the Middle East. by Vincos