Monument to Nizami Ganjavi in Tashkent

Monument to Nizami Ganjavi in Tashkent
LocationTashkent, Uzbekistan
TypeMonument
Completion date2004
Dedicated toNizami Ganjavi

The Monument to Nizami Ganjavi, a medieval Persian poet, is located in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, in a square near the Tashkent State Pedagogic University named after Nizami, near a park named after Babur. Ilham Jabbarov is the sculptor of the monument.

History

The monument was installed on March 23, 2004. Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan and Islam Karimov, the President of Uzbekistan took part at the opening ceremony of the monument.

Description of the monument

The monument consists of a granite bust of Nizami Ganjavi, portraying the poet in the eastern attire with a turban on his head and holding a book in his left hand and with the right hand on his chest. The name of the poet, the dates of his birth and death are written on the pedestal in Uzbek and Azerbaijani languages.

See also

References

External links

  • Памятник Низами
  • Памятник Низами
  • В Ташкенте будет воздвигнут памятник азербайджанскому поэту Низами

Coordinates: 41°17′35″N 69°15′08″E / 41.29306°N 69.25222°E / 41.29306; 69.25222

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