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Best of Samarkand Guide

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All things to do » Things to do

Shah-i-Zinda
Shah-i-Zinda
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
Registan
Registan
The centerpiece of the city is one of the most important monuments of Islamic arts.
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Gur Emir Mausoleum
The grave of Timur, built in 1404.
Attraction type: Cemeteries; Architectural Buildings
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
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

All places to eat » Places to eat

Besh Chinor
Besh Chinor
Ranked #1 of 22 restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Russian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant Samarkand
Restaurant Samarkand
Ranked #2 of 22 restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Karimbek
Karimbek
Ranked #3 of 22 restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Platan
Platan
Ranked #4 of 22 restaurants in Samarkand
Dining options: Reservations
Super Osh
Super Osh
Ranked #5 of 22 restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Middle Eastern

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Jahongir Bed and Breakfast
Jahongir Bed and Breakfast
$38 - $55
Ranked #1 of 31 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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Emir B&B
Emir B&B
$26 - $34
Ranked #3 of 31 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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Bahodir B&B
Bahodir B&B
$25 - $30
Ranked #4 of 31 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Antica B&B
Antica B&B
$50 - $70
Ranked #2 of 31 Samarkand B&B and Inns
Ideal Hotel
Ideal Hotel
$62 - $69
Ranked #1 of 27 hotels in Samarkand
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B&B Timur The Great
B&B Timur The Great
$40 - $49
Ranked #5 of 31 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Konstantin Hotel
4.0 of 5 Konstantin Hotel
$81 - $123
Ranked #7 of 27 hotels in Samarkand
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