Regal Palace Hotel

1, Vohid Abdullo Street, Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
Prices starting from $88.00
 

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Samarkand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

33

... tat shops rather than students cells. At the conclusion of the tour we saw Timur`s mausoleum, which just as you thought anything couldn't get more intricate, it did! Apparently this was mainly original, that I could believe. The only problem we did have was sitting in the mausoleum in the cool after walking for 4 hours and having our guide give us the extended version of Timur`s life and times a number of us began to nod (both Luke and I included) I definitely ...

Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual

9

... beans, and french fries - a lot of food. It was all good.
There seems to be an obsession with America here. When people ask our group where people are from, they get most excited about America. A number of people have told us it's their dream to come to America. There are signs in all of the towns about the "Green Card Lottery". Some students from an English class all wanted their picture taken with me. A shop owner asked me how easy it was to get a Green Card.

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Samarkand – Evocative Pearl of the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by wenzels

56

Today was to be action-packed! Now Samarkand has been a trading crossroads for about 2500 years now. It is one of the archetypical Silk Road cities. Alexander the Great is quoted as saying in 329 B.C.: "Everything I have heard about Samarkand is true, except it is even more beautiful than I had imagined". I'd have to agree even today. The heyday of Samarkand was most probably during the reign of Timur the Great (a.k.a. Tamerlane), a bloodthirsty and brutal ruler and conqueror of ...

A GLIMPSE OF GREATNESS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... the local chorsu or bazaar. It contained the usual hustle and bustle of such places, including a range of photographic opportunities. What set it off was the huge area for onions and seeing kurut, the tart tasting dried yogurt, available by the ladle.

We continued to the mosque area, the largest of the domes. There was a fee for the entrance and/or the camera 3,000 US. Work is being done at the original palace site to spruce things up, clearly some expectation ...

TIMUR'S MAUSOLEUM

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... br> There was more than an hour to go when golden brown hills bookended the train. I need some water and money in Samarkand. Will there be any cab wimps [Rachel said the hotel was close to the railway station]?

A nearly dry riverbed could be found when light industry began to rule the geography. Scrub brush was replaced in due course by crops. The country is not nearly as pretty as Kyrgyzstan but for this leg history ...

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This hotel, located on 1, Vohid Abdullo Street, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good