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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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