Hotel Malika Samarkand

37, Khamraev Street, Samarkand, 703008, Uzbekistan | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on 37, Khamraev Street, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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    Travel Blogs from Samarkand

    The Golden Road to Samarkand

    A travel blog entry by yakking_mad on Aug 05, 2014

    ... thousand miles to go!) The Uzbek government keeps the currency, the menat, artificially high which results in needing a shopping bag full of notes just to pay for a meal in a street side restaurant. The black market currency gives a better return on the dollar so we used this. Additionally petrol is scarce in the country resulting in the need to find somebody 'in the know' as to where we could locate some. We were lucky in that we found an official fuel station which aided by a note ...

    Samarkand and Amir Timur

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 05, 2014

    16 photos

    ... are covered with colorful designs. According to Muslim tradition, ornamentation could not include images of any living entity - plants, animals, people - because such creations were the work of Allah, and artists should not put themselves in the role of God. A clever workaround was found, however. Images of flowers and animals were occasionally used but they were always mythical, never recognizable as a real species.

    The tiles ...

    Astronomy, plov and farewells

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 05, 2014

    20 photos

    ... cook in the tombs. According to the guidebook this is Uzbekistan's most beautiful monument, and the photo permit is priced accordingly at 4000 Sum. Maybe we are just sated with turquoise domes; the many different styles of decoration are interesting - mosaic, majolica tile, glazed terracotta, painting - but we have seen more beautiful things on this trip.

    Our final lunch at last allows us to encounter plov, the national dish of Uzbekistan, made preferably by ...

    Samarkand sights

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 04, 2014

    14 photos

    ... as well as boys (and was assassinated by a cabal of aristocrats and clerics for his pains). Some school groups are also taking the tour and we are invited to pose with them in photos.

    The golden domed mosque in the Tilla-Kari madrassah is breathtaking, decorated inside with 27 kg of gold leaf. The regular geometrical patterns are pleasing and the effect is not that of the bling we have seen in other overdecorated places. The 17th ...

    The Modern Silk Road

    A travel blog entry by ahartry on May 28, 2014

    45 photos

    ... Registan, although, as far as I’ve heard, the square is the most impressive site.

    Returning to the hotel, we checked email, then Paul and the kids went out for dinner. I joined them around 9pm, and we walked to the Registan to see if it were lit up (as we could see that they were installing lights up). It was not really lit, which was sad, so we returned to the hotel and had a glass of wine, then went to bed.

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