Orient Star Samarkand

Address: Dagbitskaya, 33, Samarkand, 140120, Uzbekistan | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Dagbitskaya, 33, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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      Travel Blogs from Samarkand

      Yes We Samarcand!

      A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 14, 2014

      31 photos

      ... Asia, the main hot beverage is tea. The last proper coffee that I had drunk had been in Esfahan. It was only a matter of time before babies would be crawling on my ceiling.)
      I should have known better, for what the vessel contained was Nescafé; here this universally refers to a presweetened and artificially milkened sachet from the Swiss ogres. Now I had performed the moral equivalent of eating a live Third World baby- but my money was ...

      The Golden Road to Samarkand

      A travel blog entry by yakking_mad on Aug 05, 2014

      ... restaurant, eating as the moon and the stars appear overhead. It's a shame we don't have such al fresco dining back home, midgies and rain tend to put an end to such ideas!

      Team Unlikely limped into Bukhara at 3 in the morning looking the worse for wear, the roads of the past few days had tested both drivers and vehicles. The only solution then following a lie in and a big breakfast was a massage!

      Bukhara we soon found out is well known for its bathhouses ...

      Samarkand and Amir Timur

      A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 05, 2014

      16 photos

      ... twenty-eight towers of fifteen hundred heads apiece.
      Scholars have estimated that 40 million people died in the Mongol conquests of the 13th century, ranking just below the death toll of WWII and the Chinese famine under Mao in the all-time list of Worst Things People Have Done to Each Other. And if you compare the Mongol conquests' death count to the other two in terms of a percentage of the global population at the time, the conquests beat them both.
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      Samarkand - Shakhrisabz (Uzbekistan)

      A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet on Jun 22, 2014

      1 comment, 78 photos

      ... parts of Uzbekistan), we got the cops to give us the address to a shisha bar for lunch which turned out to be an underground dark nightclub which still produced a pretty good hamburger. After a long lunch we headed back out into the heat to a museum just out of town which had a lot of old artefacts and frescos from the old city. Just down from the museum was the mausoleum of Daniel (the biblical Daniel we think). His coffin is 18m long as they believe that he grows half an ...

      Astronomy, plov and farewells

      A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 05, 2014

      20 photos

      ... a set of star tables as accurate as Tycho Brahe's nearly 200 years later. His data were still being used in the 1840s. We look round the fascinating museum housed in the usual madrassah building with mosaic portal, and view a preserved section of his quadrant, a lovely piece of engineering.

      Taking pride of place by the entrance is a quotation from the current President, Islam Karimov, in the style of the best Victorian moralists - we have already seen ...