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The centerpiece of the city is one of the most important monuments of Islamic arts.
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Registan is one of a beautiful sights of the Samarkand, and if you're visiting the town, you should visit it. But it is enough to walk there without buying a ticket to get inside. If don't you'll find a market of souviniers for the entrance...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Евгений Е
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When Alexander the Great entered Samarkand in 329BCE he said 'Everything I have heard about Marakanda is true, except it's more beautiful than I imagined'. He was correct. Built on an massive scale the beauty of the square is overwhelming. The intricacy of the tiling...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

I would definitely stop by here and have a look and take some pictures if you’re in Samarkand. Nice site to see

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

Although a wet morning in Samarkand, once it cleared the view was breathtaking. Even more fantastic was when we visited in the evening to view it lit up.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

A hot favourite by the brides and grooms. Tourists flocked to its immense structure but the ticket prices are less than desirable as the foreigners pay perhaps 5 times higher.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

Yes, Registan Square is pretty much the symbol of the city of Samarkand. However, most of the tile work is new/restored. The madrassas are full of stalls selling souvenirs, and there are many tour groups.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

The set of madrasa's have a very unique and detailed architecture. There are also small shops inside the complex which sell good local items at a reasonable price. The place opens at 8 AM but if you want to take good pictures without people then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sukadeb
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Registan is absolutely an amazing site to see with both 15th and 17th century buildings. Like most mosques and madrasa in Samarkand, the facilities can be repetitive, Prayer and learning rooms. The architecture is stunning, but keep in mind most of the artistry is restored,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnthonyGPhnomPenh
Reviewed November 8, 2018

An iconic monument of Uzbekistan. These old Madrassas (religious schools) were built in the 15th and 17th centuries to house students who were taught not only religious studies but also scientific ones such as astronomy, physics and mathematics. Fantastic place for all whether you're admiring...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Stunning especially at night We were initially told by a guard/tourist police to pay him the 30,000 SOM which he ws clearly going to pocket. When we refused to buy it from him he told us to go to the ticket office (on the left...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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