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

    Wonders of the Silk Road

    A travel blog entry by sueducktravel on Oct 19, 2014

    4 comments, 5 photos

    I am writing this from Jerusalem as the internet in Uzbekistan was patchy. As is typical of communist influenced countries our arrival procedure was exceedingly slow and exhausting. We walked off the plane as there were no air bridges in fact there were no other planes in sight at the airport. Very dry country and only 12% of the land mass is arable... cotton is their only major export and ...

    Dazzling Samarkand

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Sep 22, 2014

    111 photos

    ... India has gone to an on-line application and appointment system. No alternative way. The pages on the lengthy process would hang or time out and Dave would have start from the beginning again. He blamed it on a shaky connection and went to a four star hotel with a more stable connection. It wasn't better. Then he switched browsers from Chrome to IE and the stability problems went away. Doh!
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    Yes We Samarcand!

    A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 14, 2014

    32 photos

    ... I still didn't buy anything, though.
    B: It was painful to leave behind such beautiful ceramic art. I just had to console myself that I would certainly embark on a sole shopping trip through central Asia in the future! We also received an education in the parandja. Our fellow traveller India was chosen to model this tent-like garment. Similar to a burqa, the parandja is made of horsehair and was worn by women in this part of the world ...

    Samarkand and Amir Timur

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 05, 2014

    16 photos

    ... are mostly shades of blue since that color invokes a mood of meditation and serenity. Over the years the methods of producing these designs evolved. The earliest ones of the 10th and 11th century were made of terra cotta which were carved into designs while wet. Once dry, the artisans applied color and baked the tiles 3 times, each time at a higher temperature. During the 12th and 13th century majorica was developed. Heavy slab tiles were painted ...

    Samarkand sights

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 04, 2014

    14 photos

    ... destination is the Timurid family mausoleum, Gur-i-Amir. We can tell that we are at a very important spot as the cost of a photo permit has inflated to 3000 Sum. It is well worth the price though - the simple but beautiful mosaic work and the turquoise ribbed dome are amazing. Inside we find the family cenotaph - the actual tombs are lower down, in a crypt which is not open. As we enter a group of local people is taking a guided tour, and this ...

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