City Hotel

Address: 19 A University Boulevard Street, Samarkand, 140129, Uzbekistan | 3 star hotel
 
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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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    Travel Blogs from Samarkand

    UZBEKISTAN

    A travel blog entry by mkennedy15 on May 16, 2015

    2 comments, 4 photos

    ... that was driven by a waterwheel that would crush the bark into mush. The mush was spread on screens to dry, then, hand smoothed. The resulting paper was very strong - it can hold the printed word for up to 2,000 years. Not as significant as the mosques, but I found it more interesting. Our final dinner in Uzbekistan was another native feast featuring barbecued pork, chicken, and lamb. We were entertained by four dancers doing different native dances and we finished the evening with ...

    Dazzling Samarkand

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Sep 22, 2014

    111 photos

    ... school days. Rick confided that he developed his American accent from watching the Simpson's. Dave subsequently noticed a bit of Mr. Burns in Rick's accent.

    We learned that Uzbeki teenagers after age 14 are expected to volunteer a month yearly during cotton harvest and pick cotton. Their meager compensation rarely enough to cover their transport. And apparently it is forbidden to take pictures of cotton pickers.. ...

    Yes We Samarcand!

    A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 14, 2014

    46 photos

    ... on our itinerary. A wholly Uzbek ass, head proudly cocked and passing at an impressive trot, was the most noteworthy event. It mattered little to me, though, for my mind was occupied with musings on our destination.
    This was the site of the observatory of Mīrzā Muhammad Tāraghay bin Shāhrukh, better known as Ulugh Beg, astronomer, mathematician and Timurid ruler. His grandfather may have been a military genius and a ...

    Samarkand and Amir Timur

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 05, 2014

    16 photos

    ... a different temperature for each color. Unfortunately, the colors with this method faded too quickly. Finally, mosaic came into vogue in the 14th century. Single colored tiles were fired, and then the craftsmen cut and filed pieces to fit the mosaic design. Some of the mosaics in Samarkand have 1500 pieces per square meter. Since only 20-25 square centimeters could be completed in a day, this was painstaking work. By looking carefully at the type ...

    Samarkand

    A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jun 01, 2014

    33 photos

    ... local Uzbek tourists out and about, and whilst we thought that they were interesting and a bit exotic, they clearly thought we were!! It is the first time we have been asked for photos and caught people taking sneaky photos of us (same as we do to them!). We were like minor celebrities where people would actually stop what they were doing to watch us walk past and then wave and say hello when we stared back. We were trying to work out what was exotic about ...