Orient Star Hotel

Address: Registanskaya Str. 2, Samarkand, 140100, Uzbekistan | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on Registanskaya Str. 2, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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    Travel Blogs from Samarkand

    Wonders of the Silk Road

    A travel blog entry by sueducktravel on Oct 19, 2014

    4 comments, 5 photos

    ... are magnificent with their beautiful tiles and the sheer size of them is overwhelming. Hard to describe the beauty of it all really. One of the photos I have included is of a group of Uzbek women with gold teeth. Apparently the people here feel happier about protecting their wealth in their mouths rather than having money in the Bank.! The people there are mostly Russians Uzbek and Tajiks ...

    Dazzling Samarkand

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Sep 22, 2014

    111 photos

    ... In reality we felt like rats in a maze when we repeatedly came out on dead ends.

    Eventually we made it to Siob Bazaar. In recent years the bazaar has been revamped. To be honest, I did not expect a whole lot but it turned out to be a fascinating place with plenty of local colorful flavor. Round loafs of bread piled high in ancient baby carriages, fantastic looking dried fruit, my ...

    Yes We Samarcand!

    A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 14, 2014

    32 photos

    ... ears, however skilful he was.
    Following this, Yuhan asked if we wished to visit any further sites, it being after four; in a delectably ironic twist, this old man proved the spryest, desiring to beat on, with all those babes of the 1980s voting to bow out! We retired to appreciate the luxuries of our lodgings.
    That evening we rallied and sallied in order to (if not banish- such abhorrence is permanent) soothe the culinary scars of ...

    Samarkand and Amir Timur

    A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 05, 2014

    16 photos

    ... on one of these ancient buildings, you can make a rough guess as to its age.

    Addendum: Here's a rather different view of Amir Timur, commonly called Tamerlane in the history books. From Steven Pinker's book The Better Angels of Our Nature :

    He slaughtered tens of thousands of prisoners in each of his conquests of western Asian cities, then marked his accomplishment by building minarets out of their skulls. One Syrian ...

    Samarkand sights

    A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 04, 2014

    14 photos

    ... as well as boys (and was assassinated by a cabal of aristocrats and clerics for his pains). Some school groups are also taking the tour and we are invited to pose with them in photos.

    The golden domed mosque in the Tilla-Kari madrassah is breathtaking, decorated inside with 27 kg of gold leaf. The regular geometrical patterns are pleasing and the effect is not that of the bling we have seen in other overdecorated places. The 17th ...