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53 Shokhrukh Street, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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... shashlik, and the felling of being completely lost in translation, i had finally arrived at the city that inspired the trip to Uzbekistan. The first night there was filled with more rain, but the warm desert heat made it perfect for walking ...
... few years corruption has become much worse," he lamented. But despite the mafia, corruption, and the militsia, "the people in Uzbekistan are beautiful," he added. "You understand me what I am saying, Lloyd." He told me about himself, his life in ...
... to the monuments of Tamerlane. So let's dig in to the layers--this is what I unearthed while walking around Samarkand's sites. Stone Age artefacts are the clues to the puzzle of the first layer. Genetic studies are perhaps ...
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City Center, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Built between 1399 and 1404, this was one of the Islamic world's biggest mosques which crumbled for centuries before collapsing in an 1897 earthquake.
The centerpiece of the city is one of the most important monuments of Islamic arts.
A small museum of astronomy stands on the remains of the observatory of Ulugh-Beg, Timurid ruler and astronomer.