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, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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        Travel Blogs from Samarkand

        Day 71-73: Samarkand, Uzbekistan

        A travel blog entry by colesy4 on Oct 04, 2015

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        ... even born. If you want further proof of Samarkand’s scholarly prowess around this time you need to look no further than the region’s most famous mathematician Al Khorezm and his most important work, “Al Jebr” – try and read those words out loud and you realise where we get the word for “algorithm” and “algebra”.

        Not too far from the observatory is a tomb which supposedly contains the body of ...

        The Golden Road to Samarkand

        A travel blog entry by segacs on Aug 28, 2015

        20 photos

        ... town for one more sightseeing stop at the Chor Minor -- a four-domed madrassa built in the 1800s that's quite picturesque. According to legend, the four domes represented each of the four daughters of the man who built it, and he was unable to choose a favourite so he made four domes that were each unique but all equal in beauty. According to history, it's more likely that he simply saw similar constructions in India and copied them. At any ...

        Experience Central Asian History in Samarkand

        A travel blog entry by travelezeuk on Aug 13, 2015

        4 photos

        ... Showroom you can even pick up one of the elaborately decorated silk carpets that the area has been known for for hundreds of years, very similar to the ones that would have been traded during the area's haday as a trading center.

        After exploring the city you'll probably be hungry and fortunateley the local cuisine is ...

        Tamerlane City

        A travel blog entry by ralph.rydell on Aug 07, 2015

        1 comment, 19 photos

        ... After Tamerlane the dynasty lasted a few generations and then became fragmented.His grandson was a notable ruler though did not expand the empire. His name was Ulugbek. He was ruler but is revered as a scientist, mathematician, as well as a builder of many of the large beautiful structures we see today in Samarkand, particularly madrassas. He was a noted astronomer and built an observatory that has been excavated and is intact. He had the world's largest sextant at the ...


        A travel blog entry by mkennedy15 on May 16, 2015

        2 comments, 4 photos

        ... back at Timur's mausoleum which was glowing with colored lights. Uzbekistan was an interesting contrast to Georgia. It appeared cleaner and more prosperous, but Spenser Wells said that it was only the city is Samarkand that gave us that impression; it is geared for the tourist trade, but outside the city, poverty was rampant. Because all Muslims are supposed to take a "minor" pilgrimage before gong to Mecca; Samarkand qualifies, so many Muslims come to the city. Our guides were ...