Samarkand Hotel

Address: University St, 1, Samarkand, 703026, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on University St, 1, 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

... women particularly wear very bright coloured clothing frequently with headscarves. The food here is very different with lots of Turkish style bread, pickled peppers, rice, and mostly not all that exciting. Pomegranates and persimmons seem to be the main fruit. We ate out one evening in a madrassa, bit open courtyard area within the building and it started to rain! We all ran for cover ...

Dazzling Samarkand

A travel blog entry by michellendave on Sep 22, 2014

111 photos

... Cemetery and Avenue of Mausoleums

Refreshed, we walked up the road and through the enormous cemetery with mostly black up-right headstones with pictures of the deceased etched into it. The most interesting to me were the ones who died before the 1970's as they still wore the traditional costumes and hair coverings.

The path through the cemetery led to the back entrance of ...

To Samarkand

A travel blog entry by mollyquul on Sep 16, 2014

11 photos

... zone of new buildings. Somehow after passing the old gate of a caravanserai ( where they would stop for sleep, food, trade animals, etc....)the nuclear power plant seemed odd. But that passed quickly. The hotel is picturesque. There were a number of brides getting pictures taken. We're told that weddings are huge affairs here, with a minimum of 500 people invited, and the overall production is a matter of pride and spending the ...

Yes We Samarcand!

A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 14, 2014

32 photos

... Shah's idolising act of vandalism is plain to see. The fact that the headstones merely indicate the location of the actual tombs in a crypt directly underneath the main chamber does not diminish the experience.
Next we visited Bibi-Khonum Machiti (Bibi Khanym Mosque), named for Mrs. Tamerlane, though sadly mainly a replica of the original, most of which collapsed in an 1897 earthquake. Here Yuhan treated us to an alternately saucy and ...

On to Samarakand

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 04, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... the entire region was called Turkmenistan and was governed from Samarkand. But as infrastructure improved with Soviet assistance and the population increased, the need for more regional governance became apparent. Stalin divided the the area up based on the ethnic majority. So, for example, the region populated by Kazakhs became the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic. The Uzbek SSR included what is now Tajikistan, but the Tajiks demanded their own republic. ...