Shaxzoda Lux Hotel

Uzbekistan Str 32, Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Samarkand

Heart of the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by triptalk on Jun 04, 2014

2 comments, 23 photos

... this long. Anyway this whole part of the world is inundated with snickers and m&ms and coke and pringles, so no reason to save them. A second day of wandering in the city before we moved on. Lounging in parks and looking at more gold leafed amazing mosques and medressas. Eating lots of lachman(noodles with tomatoe meat stew) and shash-lyk(kebabs) and always the big round non bread from the tandeer. Oh, and piles of cucumbers and ...

The City at the Center of the World

A travel blog entry by ahartry on May 29, 2014

93 photos

... be open. When we arrived, it was closed. We were told, however, that it would open at 11am. So, we went to a craft center near another mausoleum (of Timur's spiritual teacher) and walked around the mausoleum, then sat around waiting to see if the mausoleum of Timur would open. About 11:30am, we realized it would not any time soon, so we opted to walk to see the bazaar and potentially another mosque. Kyla made a friend along the walk, who showed us the craft ...

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: Cockroach Express-Blackouts

A travel blog entry by samber on Nov 01, 2013

122 photos

... hot water I settled for a wet wipe cleanse instead. Semi refreshed we set off in search of food. Our B&B was located in a quiet old towny part where just outside stood the Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum. The bloke Timur, who rode around on the horse, is buried here with his two sons and two grandsons. Up the street is a statute of him which we checked out before continuing on our search for pizza at Venezia Restaurant. It was the first time since arriving in Uzbekistan that ...

Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual on Oct 30, 2013

9 photos

... French, German, Spanish, etc). The majority of the English channels were actually Christian TV - lots of preachers - which seemed odd given how sensitive the Uzbek customs officials were in looking for missionary materials.

A little bit about Samarkand - the city is the crossroads of the Silk Road. When poets and authors write about the silk road, often this city is mentioned. As we drove into the city, there were nice views of the blue tiles domes and ...

SWINGING IN SAMARKAND

A travel blog entry by mek1 on Sep 29, 2013

29 photos

... This was built in the 1400's and was totally covered up and destroyed by his brother who unlike Ulugbek was a religious eccentric who did not believe in science. Ulugbek had notations of the positions of over 1000 stars. He had a 30 meter astrolabe designed to observe star positions. Part of the tract is all that remains. A museum is on the site formerly occupied by the observatory.
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This hotel, located on Uzbekistan Str 32, Samarkand, is near Bibi Khanym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah.
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