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Best of Samarkand Guide

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All things to do » Things to do

Shahr-i-Zindar Monuments
Shahr-i-Zindar Monuments
This street has tombs belonging to Timur and his family and favorites that are decorated with the city's finest majolica tilework.
Attraction type: Monuments/ Statues; Historic Sites
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Registan
Registan
The centerpiece of the city is one of the most important monuments of Islamic arts.
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Gur Emir Mausoleum
Gur Emir Mausoleum
The grave of Timur, built in 1404.
Attraction type: Cemeteries; Architectural Buildings
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Bibi Khanym Mosque
Bibi Khanym Mosque
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.
Attraction type: Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Ulugh Beg Observatory
Ulugh Beg Observatory
A small museum of astronomy stands on the remains of the observatory of Ulugh-Beg, Timurid ruler and astronomer.
Attraction type: Science Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Besh Chinor
Besh Chinor
Ranked #1 of 20 restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Russian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Karambek
Karambek
Ranked #2 of 20 restaurants in Samarkand
Platan
Platan
Ranked #3 of 20 restaurants in Samarkand
Dining options: Reservations
Old City
Old City
Ranked #4 of 20 restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: European
Staraya Arba
Staraya Arba
Ranked #5 of 20 restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Contemporary

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Jahongir Bed and Breakfast
Jahongir Bed and Breakfast
$40 - $55
Ranked #1 of 27 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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B&B Emir
B&B Emir
$42 - $44
Ranked #4 of 27 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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Sherdor Hotel
Sherdor Hotel
$35 - $55
Ranked #11 of 25 hotels in Samarkand

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Antica B&B
Antica B&B
$50 - $70
Ranked #2 of 27 Samarkand B&B and Inns
Ideal Hotel
Ideal Hotel
$53 - $69
Ranked #1 of 25 hotels in Samarkand
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Hotel Malika Prime
Hotel Malika Prime
$76 - $98
Ranked #2 of 25 hotels in Samarkand
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Konstantin Hotel
4.0 of 5
Konstantin Hotel
$81 - $111
Ranked #8 of 25 hotels in Samarkand
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