Central Samarkand Hotel

Address: Kok Saroy Maydoni 1, Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Kok Saroy Maydoni 1, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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    Travel Blogs from Samarkand

    Samarkand, In the footsteps of Timur

    A travel blog entry by redheadpeter on Sep 22, 2014

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    Samarkand - in the footsteps of Timur
    Where do you start with Samarkand. Taken in 329BC by AlexanderThe Great who married Roxana, daughter of a local chieftain. A key city on the Silk Road, then sacked by Ghengis Kahn in 1220. In 1370 Timur decided to make it his capital and poured a vast fortune into creating buildings worthy of him. After his death his grandson Ulugbek ruled until 1449. Ulugbek was also a prominent scientist - he built a huge observatory.In the 16th ...

    Dazzling Samarkand

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Sep 22, 2014

    111 photos

    ... of Mausoleums. Cissy and I had inadvertently bypassed the ticket booth;). We spent several hours taking in the stunning blue tile and mosaic covered mausoleums. Inside, the walls were covered as well in tile patterns and plenty to ooh and aahh about plus it was a cool reprieve from the relentless heat.


    Meeting Travelers

    On the way home we relaxed at shady table at ...

    To Samarkand

    A travel blog entry by mollyquul on Sep 16, 2014

    11 photos

    ... zone of new buildings. Somehow after passing the old gate of a caravanserai ( where they would stop for sleep, food, trade animals, etc....)the nuclear power plant seemed odd. But that passed quickly. The hotel is picturesque. There were a number of brides getting pictures taken. We're told that weddings are huge affairs here, with a minimum of 500 people invited, and the overall production is a matter of pride and spending the ...

    Yes We Samarcand!

    A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 14, 2014

    32 photos

    ... the early 19th century. How it was tied at the back indicated a lady's marital status. Its weight and design makes the chador seem like breath of fresh air!
    E: In the aesthetically superior courtyard of its brother opposite, the Sher Dor, we continued in the same vein; this time an instrument maker and virtuoso performer delivered a speedy tutorial, demonstration included, on the music of Turkestan; our man in Bukhara retained the claim ...

    On to Samarakand

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 04, 2014

    2 comments, 9 photos

    ... the entire region was called Turkmenistan and was governed from Samarkand. But as infrastructure improved with Soviet assistance and the population increased, the need for more regional governance became apparent. Stalin divided the the area up based on the ethnic majority. So, for example, the region populated by Kazakhs became the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic. The Uzbek SSR included what is now Tajikistan, but the Tajiks demanded their own republic. ...

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