Hotel Grand Samarkand

38, Bakhodir Yalangtush str., Samarkand, 140100, Uzbekistan | Hotel
Prices starting from $101.00
 

Travel Blogs from Samarkand

The City at the Center of the World

A travel blog entry by ahartry

93

... spices, fabulous-looking vegetables and fruit (I wish I had such produce for sale near me), breads. Kyla had a sudden low, so we sat outside for a bit to let her recover. Then we had lunch, sitting on a patio near the bazaar. It was very pleasant, but they forced us to pay for music, which was annoying. (I worried about it when I saw the band lacked a hat to pass around.)

After lunch, we walked all the way down the hill to another mausoleum, in the ancient city, ...

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Cockroach Express-Blackouts

A travel blog entry by samber

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122

... the time whilst we waited for our food we watched with great excitement as a big wasp fluttered nearer and nearer. Having made a lucky escape he soon flew off as our partially raw fries arrived. The guy did offer us some very nice bread though which made for a semi pleasing chip butty. Typically, when we left the cafe and rounded a nearby corner, there stood our elusive pizza joint. Gutted. We made sure we went back in the evening to make up for it. The highlight of ...

Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual

9

... Emir Mausoleum. I chose to skip her tour and instead walked around the blue domed Mausoleum and took some nice photos. Next she took us to the Registran. She kept on taking us into various shops to see how ceramics and tiles were made so I skipped out on the tour and went to the inside of the blue dome that had amazing guilded painting - really stunning.

After the Registan, I headed to the local's Siab Market. I had a big craving for the local salads. The ...

Mirror of the World, Centre of the Universe

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

1
22

... A massive statue of him in Samarkand’s main thoroughfare leading to Registan Square was erected in the past twenty years and his beautifully renovated mausoleum close to the square, is one of the city’s (and thus the country’s) major tourist attractions. On the “plus side”, Tamerlane brought skilled artisans and craftsmen from the lands he conquered and terrorized back to Samarkand to create what was for the time a spectacular city and centre ...

TIMUR'S MAUSOLEUM

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... the watchman asked if we wanted to go in. He said during the day it was 9,000 US but would only charge us 6,000 US. Negotiator Pam worked out a reduced 5,000 US rate.

The courtyard area was special, the curious somewhat dark shade of blue providing a fine backdrop for photos. The tilework was very good. It felt like a VIP tour, nobody else around to stuff up any pictures other than the occasional shadow of a group member ...

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This hotel, located on 38, Bakhodir Yalangtush str., Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good