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Things to do in Samarkand

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#1 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Historic Sites
Owner description: This street has tombs belonging to Timur and his family and favorites that are decorated with the city's finest majolica... more » Owner description: This street has tombs belonging to Timur and his family and favorites that are decorated with the city's finest majolica tilework. « less
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#2 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

The Registan Square in Samarkand is commonly known as the 'jewel in Central Asia's crown'. It is well worth visiting. Entry costs just a few dollars (5000Uz Som) but visitors... more »

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#3 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Cemeteries; Architectural Buildings
The grave of Timur, built in 1404.
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#4 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Built between 1399 and 1404, this was one of the Islamic world's biggest mosques which crumbled for centuries before... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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#5 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Science Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums
A small museum of astronomy stands on the remains of the observatory of Ulugh-Beg, Timurid ruler and astronomer.
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#6 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Flea/ Street Markets
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#7 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites; Historic Sites
One of the 3 Moslem clergy academies that surround Registan square.
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#8 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites
One of the 3 Muslim clergy academies surrounding the Registan.
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#9 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Art Museums
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#10 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
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#11 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
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#12 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
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#13 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Ancient Ruins
The site of an ancient settlement that existed more than two thousand years ago.
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#14 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites
One of the 3 Moslem clergy academies that surround Registan square.
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#15 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Religious Sites
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#16 of 18 attractions in Samarkand
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins
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