Property: The Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
Id. N°: 885
State Party: Uzbekistan
Criteria: C (iii) (iv)
The Committee decided to inscribed this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (iv):
Criterion (iii): Shakhrisyabz contains many fine monuments, and in particular those from the Timurid period, which was of great cultural and political significance in medieval Central Asia.
Criterion (iv): The buildings of Shakhrisyabz, notably the Ak-Sarai Palace and the Tomb of Timur, are outstanding examples of a style which had a profound influence on the architecture of this region.