Hotel Samarkand Plaza

Address: St. Dagbitskaya-Rudaki, Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on St. Dagbitskaya-Rudaki, Samarkand, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    Travel Blogs from Samarkand

    UZBEKISTAN

    A travel blog entry by mkennedy15 on May 16, 2015

    2 comments, 4 photos

    ... Galileo and other astronomers into the nineteenth century! This is a hard thing to describe, but it was very, very interesting. (For a better, detailed description, call Bob). In the afternoon, we went to a "factory" - maybe ten people - where silk paper was made by hand. It is not really made a f silk, but from bark of mulberry trees (silk worms favorite food). It was very interesting - two women stripping the bark, soaking it, drying it and then sent to the crusher which was a ...

    A Few Decades too Late

    A travel blog entry by fishtails04 on Apr 13, 2015

    2 comments, 22 photos

    ... in favour of the 'new city', which is actually older than those awful tourist shops near the Registan. The downtown area centres on a long pedestrianised, treelined avenue of charming low-rise buildings, alongside a park, full of the locals conspicuously absent around the Registan area. I stopped opposite the park at an eatery that offered nothing edible for the veggie, but had the promise of ...

    Bribes and Stacks of Money

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Sep 21, 2014

    32 photos

    ... that we are not allowed to take pictures of cotton workers. I suspect because many under aged children work in the fields.

    .....I wandered over to Dave and Cissy who each were recounting the 300 000 Uzbek som they received for the $100 bill. Half of Cissy's pile blew on the ground, their audience looking on in amusement.

    The taxi negotiations started at $200 to Samarkand, we finally ...

    Yes We Samarcand!

    A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 14, 2014

    46 photos

    ... no doubt highly embellished) tale of the architect and the lady.
    A unique place was to follow- Shah-i-Zinda (The Living King). This necropolis dates back nearly a millennium; the complex developed over several centuries, but the majority of mausolea hold the bones of Tamerlane's kith and kin. Its central mosque is situated over the purported resting place of a companion and cousin of the Prophet's, Kusam ibn Abbas. Legend tells us that ...

    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 ...