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Samarkand places of interest

Samarkand

Samarkand had been known since the middle of the 1st millennium BC., and firstly it was mentioned as Markand in the texts of Avesta, the capital of th...
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Hazret-Hyzr Mosque

Samarkand

 Hazret-Hyzr mosque is situated on the south part of Afrasiab, it was named in honor of the prophet Hyzr. According to the legend he had the powe...
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Siab bazaar.

Samarkand

Siab Bazaar is one of the oldest bazaars in Samarkand, situated between the mosque of Bibi Khanum and Shokhi Zinda complex, not far away from the Regi...
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Memorial complex Imam Al-Bukhari.

Samarkand

One of the major places of pilgrimage in Uzbekistan is memorial complex of Imam Al-Bukhari, located 12 km from Samarkand. Imam Al-Bukhari was the grea...
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Registan Square.

Samarkand

Registan is a huge area in the center of the old part of Samarkand, which has three majestic medieval universities (madrasa) - Ulugbek (left), Tilla-K...
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Bibi-Khanym Mosque

Samarkand

Bibi-Khanym Mosque(Mistress) is an architectural monument of medieval Samarkand in 1399-1404. According to the legend, mosque was named in h...
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Tomb Rukhabad

Samarkand

The tomb Rukhabad is one of the earliest surviving buildings in Samarkandof Amir Timur’s epoch. The building was built by order of Amir Timur in...
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Gur-Emir Mausoleum

Samarkand

Gur-Emir Mausoleum is one of the finest examples of medieval architecture of the East, in Persian means (“Tomb of the Emir”). Construction...
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Nekropolis Shahi-Zinda

Samarkand

  Nekropolis Shahi-Zinda (“The living King”) is one of the great ancient architectural ensembles of Samarkand, situated on the south-...
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Ulugbek Observatory

Samarkand

Ulugbek Observatory is one of the important observatories in the world of the middle ages, built by Ulugbek near Samarkand in 1428-1429. It is ro...
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Hodja Daniyar Mausoleum

Samarkand

Hodja Daniyar Mausoleum (Saint Daniil) is one of the most famous religious sites in Samarkand, was built in the time of Tamerlan in 1900. Daniel means...
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Afrasiab

Samarkand

  Afrasiab is an ancient settlement, its area more than 200 hectares, located on the northern suburb of modern Samarkand. The city was named in h...
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University Boulevard

Samarkand

  University Boulevard is located in the centre of Samarkand, close to the hotels "Afrasiab" and "President". Samarkand State University is the l...
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Aksaray (Ak-Saray) Mausoleum

Samarkand

  Aksaray (Ak-Saray) Mausoleum is located in 30 meters to the south-east of Gur-Emir Mausoleum. Ak-Saray from Turkic means "ak" - white, “s...
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Complex Khoja Abdi Birun

Samarkand

  Complex Khoja Abdi Birun is located in the south-eastern part, on the outskirts of Samarkand. The building was built in the XVII century b...
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Abu Mansur Matridy Mausoleum

Samarkand

  Abu Mansur Matridy Mausoleum is located to the east of the famous Registan Square. It was built over the tomb of the famous Islamic theologian ...
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Samarkand Regional Museum

Samarkand

  Samarkand Regional Museum is located in a historic mansion, built in XX century by the architect E.O.Nelle. The museum was opened in 1896. &nbs...
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Samarkand Russian Drama Theatre named after A.P. Chekhov

Samarkand

  According to historical data, Samarkand Russian Drama Theatre named after A.P. Chekhov  was created at the end of XX century. Russian clas...
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Mirzo Ulugbek Museum

Samarkand

  Mirzo Ulugbek Museum was erected in honor of the greatest scientist and statesman of the XV century, who made an invaluable contribution t...
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Urgut

Samarkand

One of the most ancient cities of Uzbekistan – Urgut is located 50 km from Samarkand. This small town is famous for its old plane trees whose ag...
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