The history of the square in the center of Tashkent named after Amir Timur, the commander and founder of a huge medieval empire, began as early as in the XIX century, when Tashkent was the center of the Turkestan Military Command, composing the Russian Empire. It was established by order of general M. Chernyaev in 1882.
Modern Djuma mosque (The main Friday mosque) is the main focus of the Reg-istan complex situated in Chorsu square district. The first construction of the mosque was accomplished with support of Sheikh Ubaydulla Ahror in the 15lh century.
Zangi-ata complex is situated in Zangi-ata settlement near Tashkent in southwestern direction. Architectural monuments which had been constructed at the site of sheikh Ay-Hodja burial, nicknamed Zangi-ata, represent great historical and artistic value.