Hotel Afrosiyob Palace

Registanskaya Str. 2, Samarkand, 703000, Uzbekistan | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $88.00
 

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Samarkand - Shakhrisabz (Uzbekistan)

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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... year. We figured that he must be now almost touching the ends so they will have to lengthen it again shortly. Quinn soon spotted a little river down below the mausoleum so after he and Alex had had a quick dip in it with the locals we headed back to the hotel for a group meeting and some drinks. We had organised some cars to take us out to another town the next day so left at 8am for the hour drive out there. The town Shakhrsiabz is the birth place of Amir Temur who was ...

Samarkand City of Timur

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... mausoleums fabulously decorated inside and out. Teachers, princess, nurse maids they are all buried here. Short walk through renovated tourist streets take us to the market and the mosque. The Bibi-khanym was built by Timur's Chinese wife but it was poorly constructed and since it was completed has been a dangerous place to pray as bits fall off it frequently. After a break it is on to the show piece centre of town, the Registan. Here 3 large madrasahs ...

Samarkand – Evocative Pearl of the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by wenzels

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... than the smaller enamel pictures on cemeteries throughout southern Europe.

Later that evening we returned to the dark Registan Square where we had a glass of champagne as the lights were switched on. Afterwards we had a meal at a local restaurant whilst some local designers and their models put on a fashion show presenting some beautiful pieces. You should have seen our ladies storm the stage once the collection was up for sale there afterwards! What a monumental day!
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SWINGING IN SAMARKAND

A travel blog entry by mek1

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... This was built in the 1400's and was totally covered up and destroyed by his brother who unlike Ulugbek was a religious eccentric who did not believe in science. Ulugbek had notations of the positions of over 1000 stars. He had a 30 meter astrolabe designed to observe star positions. Part of the tract is all that remains. A museum is on the site formerly occupied by the observatory.
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A GLIMPSE OF GREATNESS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... to see Teresa and June there. Pam can't stand the latter and wanted to be seated far from her.

The place was fairly busy. There were many ladies dressed up, tripping the light fantastic. It is curious couples by and large do not dance together. There seemed to be separate female and male dance numbers.

The cattiness was twofold. The girls have already decided Ben's girlfriend is a *****, sight unseen! Apparently she wanted Ben to go back to Tashkent to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Registanskaya Str. 2, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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