Konstantin Hotel

152, Mirzo Ulugbek Street, Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 152, Mirzo Ulugbek Street, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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Travel Blogs from Samarkand

Samarkand sights

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 04, 2014

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... obviously find very attractive. Lots of tempting looking sweet wares are also on display but we have seen the pigeons strolling across the halva so we resist. Stands of bread set our tummies rumbling but we are heading out later for a group dinner so have to resist these too.

For the final dinner of the tour we draw up in front of what appears to be a derelict house, windows and doors removed and covered in scaffolding. Someone remarks that ...

The Modern Silk Road

A travel blog entry by ahartry on May 28, 2014

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... caravansaries, so she was a good guide. Lunch was at a roadside restaurant, in a large courtyard. The food was excellent, but the loos stank.

Upon arriving Samarkand, we went to the hotel to check in, then we went to the silk rug shop. The girls were just getting off for the day, and they were doing their make-up rather than knotting rugs. Our guide, who was very funny, showed us how they make knots in eight steps. We ...

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Cockroach Express-Blackouts

A travel blog entry by samber on Nov 01, 2013

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... could double as Dexter's kill room and a bed which.... well we probably would have been better off sleeping on the floor. It wasn't nice but we had power... until about 5pm when the whole area blacked out. Not thinking much of it, that also meant most of the restaurants were shut. Very disappointing after finally discovering a great little local place which did super yummy food. Walking the streets in darkness we settled for the one place we could find with a generator ...

Samarkand

A travel blog entry by dstras on Aug 09, 2013

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... that I had never properly learned about him. We also brushed up on some history of Alexander the Great. Other favorites include visiting a traditional paper mill and seeing the process of turning mulberry bark to paper, going to a wine tasting (who knew Uzbek dessert wine was so good?) and learning about ancient scientist at Ugul Bek's observatory. As always, I also loved the market. Markets tend to be one of my favorite places because I enjoy the liveliness ...

Death, destruction and mausoleums

A travel blog entry by eyre on Jul 24, 2013

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... for her husband Timur when he was out pillaging and raping and destroying.

The mosque goes with a nice story about an architect who kissed Bibi on the cheek and now rests somewhere in the foundations of the mosque, thanks to Timur's wrath. Despite the fact that the entire thing was destroyed by a 1970s earthquake and is thus completely 'fake', the guard tries to shake us down for a 10.000 Sum entry fee. With the help of a tour guide who ...