City Hotel

19 A University Boulevard Street, Samarkand, 140129, Uzbekistan | 3 star hotel
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Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual on Oct 30, 2013

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Mon, Oct 28

I had breakfast in the hotel and then went for a bit of a walk in the Mirabod district, stopping at the bazaar. Today was exciting because 8 people had chosen to take the train to the next city so we would have lots of extra space on the truck and I could have my own seat and stretch my legs. However, excitement turned to be a …

The City at the Center of the World

A travel blog entry by ahartry

93

... be open. When we arrived, it was closed. We were told, however, that it would open at 11am. So, we went to a craft center near another mausoleum (of Timur's spiritual teacher) and walked around the mausoleum, then sat around waiting to see if the mausoleum of Timur would open. About 11:30am, we realized it would not any time soon, so we opted to walk to see the bazaar and potentially another mosque. Kyla made a friend along the walk, who showed us the craft ...

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Cockroach Express-Blackouts

A travel blog entry by samber

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122

... people looking at us. They've usually not even blinked in our direction but here you could feel their inquisitive stares. We walked up and down streets looking for this darn restaurant before calling it quits and diving into a cafe with pictures of pizza and burgers on the windows. After pointing to the pictures and being told no burgers, no pizza we settled for french fries and a coffee. Next to the table by the window was a sticky piece of cardboard covered in dead flies. ...

TIMUR'S MAUSOLEUM

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... to get a couple of taxis, deciding upon the statue of Amir Timur as the rendezvous point. The girls' driver took them to Amir Temir's mausoleum but all eventually sorted after pictures taken.

We walked to the Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum, resting place for Timurr, the national hero. Lit up at night, it was a stunning sight. What made it even better is there was almost nobody else around.

Approaching the exterior of the ...

Death, destruction and mausoleums

A travel blog entry by eyre

32

We wake up in our hostel in Tashkent to another serenade by our host, Murad, on his (in)famous dutar. We are much too polite to interrupt his virtuous and heartfelt playing and singing, but still manage the sneak out of the hostel early enough. Leo, the German who shared our dorm with us, also wants to travel to Samarkand, so we decide to let him tag along (little do we know at this point that he only showers once every three days, and then puts on the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 19 A University Boulevard Street, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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