Samarkand Hotel

University St, 1, Samarkand, 703026, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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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

Samarkand and Amir Timur

A travel blog entry by ldhensel on Aug 05, 2014

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... invokes a mood of meditation and serenity. Over the years the methods of producing these designs evolved. The earliest ones of the 10th and 11th century were made of terra cotta which was carved into designs while wet. Once dry color was applied, the tiles were baked 3 times, each time at a higher temperature. During the 12th and 13th century, majorica was developed. Heavy slab tiles were painted and fired, a different temperature for each ...

Astronomy, plov and farewells

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on Jun 05, 2014

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... air, so it has never been uncomfortable. We also avoided some calamities: just after we left the place, Tashkent saw storms and floods, and the Gobi desert experienced sandstorms where cars had to be dug out of drifts on the motorway.

The very last stop is the Shah-i-Zindi necropolis, built by Tamerlaine for the women of his family and to house the tomb of a cousin of the Prophet Muhammad. The sign on entry asks us to be respectful and, very importantly, ...


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jun 01, 2014

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... the group size? Someone suggested our dress sense and our man shoes (all the girls here wear pretty sandals... or worse sandals and socks for the older generation) or perhaps our hats and sunnies? Who knows, but I found it a little uncomfortable to be asked for photos (which is why I don't ask others), whilst others in the group had encountered it before and were fine. Guess I will just have to get used to it. One thing we did notice was the sparkly outfits on ...

Day07 from bukhara to samarkand

A travel blog entry by baktan on Nov 28, 2013

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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 on Oct 30, 2013

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... the common room of a house that was right on the main street thru the Jewish quarters. I could see many people thru the windows. There were 6 men there and 3 were playing dominoes for 1000 som per game (about 40 cents). There were several sets of tables and chairs and a flat screen TV with the Russian news on. The opposite wall had a picture of the president of Uzbekistan, who is from Samarkand. When I told them my name was Lisa, they dubbed me "Mona Lisa". They ...

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