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Palace of the Emir of Bukhara (Дворец Эмира Бухарского) (Yalta)

 Palace of the Emir of Bukhara Yalta

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Descriptin of Palave of the Emir of Bukhara

Emir of Bukhara Khanate Seyd Abdul Ahat Khan (color picture is original and was made in 1911)

 

Palace of the Emir of Bukhara was built in Yalta between 1907 and 1911 under design of architect N. Tarasov. Its first owner Emir (ruler) of Bukhara Khanate (Russian protectorate) Seyd Abdul Ahat Khan. Emir became famous for issuing many progressive laws for his Khanate including abolishing executions, torture and slavery. Seyd Abdul Ahat Khan loved Yalta and spent almost every summer in his palace. In fact he was chosen as a honorary citizen of Yalta.

 

The palace was known as Dilkiso, which in Turkic language means "enchanting" or "captivating". Palace of the Emir of Bukhara was constructed from Kerch stone and consists of two stories. After Russian Revolution of 1917 it was nationalized and turned into Oriental Museum. During World War II palace along with much of Yalta was badly damaged by fire. After the war Palace of the Emir of Bukhara was restored and today it houses a resort of the Black Sea Military Fleet known as "Yalta".

 

 

 

 

 

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