Hotel Zarina

4, Umarova Str., Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Samarkand

Samarkand and Amir Timur

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 05, 2014

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... not the Prophet himself, they decided that it was half as good as Mecca, and people would need to make two pilgrimages to Shah-i-Zinda in lieu of one to Mecca. The centerpiece of the city is the Registan, a collection of madrasses built in the 15th - 17th centuries. Registan means place of sand, and, indeed, the minarets and walls have developed a distinct list over the centuries. The walls of these magnificent madrassahs are covered with ...

Astronomy, plov and farewells

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 05, 2014

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... of star tables as accurate as Tycho Brahe's nearly 200 years later. His data were still being used in the 1840s. We look round the fascinating museum housed in the usual madrassah building with mosaic portal, and view a preserved section of his quadrant, a lovely piece of engineering.

Taking pride of place by the entrance is a quotation from the current President, Islam Karimov, in the style of the best Victorian moralists - we have already seen his ...

Samarkand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jun 01, 2014

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... they were once again restored to the nth degree (our guide said 60% was original, but from the photos in the museum I would have said more like 40% or even 30%) but the were beautiful, amazing tile work full of blues and yellows. It was interesting that apparently the restored stuff doesn't last as long as the original stuff and has already had to have been replaced since the 70s when it was rebuilt. It was also a great place for people watching, there were a ...

Day 09 third day in samarkand

A travel blog entry by baktan on Nov 30, 2013

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late morning breakfast and very slow walking tour visiting the amir temur square and things around. was such a pleasure.to meer up with the local CSer Zaf who took us to visit the inner part of shah i zinda. the mosque was amazing and very different from others. the visitors usually ...

Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual on Oct 30, 2013

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... a sheep fur hat for $30, and a carved business card holder for $10) but I'm holding off to do my shopping in the next city of Bukara. I would have probably walked further today but it was so cold today and also sprinkling much of the day.

Barb left to go back to the hotel so I decided to walk around the old Jewish quarter. Our guide had told us there were at one time 30,000-40,000 Jews in the city and now there are 164. This was supposed to be the old part of ...

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This hotel, located on 4, Umarova Str., Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Zarina Samarkand

    Reviewed by heatheravan

    Good Location.

    Reviewed Jun 6, 2011
    by (63 reviews) Denham, Shark Bay , Australia Flag of Australia

    Easy walking distance to the Registan the main sight. Good breakfast. No WIFI, Basic rooms but clean.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Zarina Samarkand

    3.00 of 5 stars Good