Hotel Zarina

4, Umarova Str., Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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At Last ! - Samarkand - On The Silk Road.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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There is a legend in Uzbekistan that to build the Registan in Samarkand, Timur, the ruling King, needed to get the best bricks from Bukhara, some 300 kms away in the quickest possible time. Donkeys were too slow, and Elephants didn't work well in the bitterly cold winters. So he made a human chain stretching for the 300 kms and the bricks were …

Day07 from bukhara to samarkand

A travel blog entry by baktan


a morning train took me from bukhara to samarkand. the 4h train actually took 5h. it was my first trip by train in uz. seats were pretty clean and there was only one stop in the middle. coming from the train station to town, , i had my first impression on samarkand that it looks quite eastern eu because of the bildings. registan ...

Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual


... the way back to town, I stopped by the Afrosiab Museum. I had decided if it were cheap enough I would visit it. When the lady said it cost 9,000 som, I indicated I wasn't interested. Then the ticket lady started to bargin with me. I only paid 5,000 to enter but I'm pretty sure she just pocketed the money. The museum was sort of interesting. It was on the location of the old city of Samarkand. There were various relics that have been unearthed, including some murals.

Mirror of the World, Centre of the Universe

A travel blog entry by bdsaly


... 8220;coincidence” that also happened to be the day that the Chinese president plus a large entourage appeared in the city accompanied by the Uzbek president (to stay in a vast whitewashed palace mostly hidden behind 30-foot high walls and described by our guide as “our president’s summer cottage”). Many of the streets in the centre of Samarkand were closed off, closing off access to the major historical sites and our carefully planned itinerary was ...


A travel blog entry by tezzatravels


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Sat with Jen. Chatted about Morocco's olives and her travels in China. Everybody had a bit of sleep. I did a couple of puzzles, observed the passing scenery and closed my eyes for more than I will care to admit. I also pretty much completed the Dragoman feedback form for the first leg.

The train was a fast one, zipping along at over 100 kph. There were few stops, one being at Gulistan, the Land of Flowers in the ...

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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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Zarina Samarkand

    3.00 of 5 stars Good