Shaxzoda Lux Hotel

Uzbekistan Str 32, Samarkand, Uzbekistan | Hotel
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Samarkand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

33

1 June Samarkand is the ancient capital of the Timurid empire, which was around in the 14th C. Timurid (or Tamerlaine) ruled with an iron fist (he was called the sword if Islam) and conquered the whole of central Asia from northern India to Istanbul, and built many beautiful monuments in his capital. The first thing that struck us about Samarkand was the change in climate. Whereas Khiva and Bukhara were both stinking hot, Samarkand was reasonably pleasant and had ...

Slightly Sick in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by marqual

9

... a sheep fur hat for $30, and a carved business card holder for $10) but I'm holding off to do my shopping in the next city of Bukara. I would have probably walked further today but it was so cold today and also sprinkling much of the day.

Barb left to go back to the hotel so I decided to walk around the old Jewish quarter. Our guide had told us there were at one time 30,000-40,000 Jews in the city and now there are 164. This was supposed to be the old part of ...

A GLIMPSE OF GREATNESS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... My heel is improving. I will wear my running shoes and apply a bit more stuff for the day. Jalal calls the guidebook most have the 'Lying Planet' but not clear why. Possibly not enough rave comments about Uzbekistan?

He has actually gone back to Tashkent for some treatment on his sore knees [too much time with JJ?]. For now, we have no Ben and no Jalal. It would seem he could have done a bit more to assist those going off today to Shakhrisyabz, Timur's summer palace ...

A HOT DAY, A GLORIOUS SURROUNDING

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

5

... hotel pool.

Diary time thereafter, Dennis dropping by at 1830. Madame KGB had got the lowdown some of the others were going to the same restaurant at 1930 so the Sisters, the boys, Madame KGB and I left at 1900 for same, not before Pam gave me so magic cracked heel potion and instructions. This will cause less pampering, Tom. Our sextet would be named 'Team Terry' by Dave.

We managed to get a table deep in the bowels of the place. I thought I had ordered pigeon ...

Number three on the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

15

... removed and replaced by these open expanses. There is literally a narrow door leading in from this pedestrian walk Toshkent into the older part and supposedly he Jewish quarters. Didn't find the synagogue but saw a bit of daily life. Bread being baked in a huge ceramic oven, a bicyclist laden with bread, men hanging around a little square. So that was pretty interesting. Open drains with waste water and pipes outside the houses. All dirt road and lots ...

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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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