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In the present Registan square in the XV century on the behest of Mirzo Ulugbek bin Shahrukh there were built several buildings: khamam, mosques, caravanserai, khanaka and majestic and incomparable building of Palace of Sciences - madrasah. Unlike...more
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Registan Square, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

the madreshah is absolutely amazing with fine sculptured paintings, scriptures, and the building is a perfect getway to those past times .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sona S
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This madrassah's entrance is just fabulous architecture and the restored version has the beautiful colourful tiles which are very photogenic. Go to the side and see how crooked the minarets are. You have lots of shops inside to keep you busy as well. On the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I loved the architecture with all the details that have been put into the building. Unfortunately the restoration work was pretty bad and for those with an eye for detail, would be able to spot quickly what are the original pieces and what has been...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 382rayk
Reviewed August 25, 2018

I spent a lot of time there just watching people, looking at the structures and thinking how it could be in the past time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Right in the heart of Samarkand lies the Ulugbek Madarsah, the institute built by Mirza Ulugh Beg, the greatest astronomer and mathematician of all times. The 600 years old huge and impressive building is surrounded by lush green parks and other old madarsahs. Ulugh Beg...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Ulugbek ruled the empire after one of the biggest warriors in History, Tamerlane, and he preferred the arts, astrology trade and study building a lot of Madrasah, caravanserai, mosque and markets. A great ruler with an exquisite taste for architecture and this Madrasah in Ragestan...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Ulugbek is best seen in the morning when its face (as well as Tillya) are in the sunlight. It has a fine tile exterior and is worth also visiting into the courtyard and especially to the rear museum. The courtyard is spacious with grass, trees,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Once again you are dazzled by the brilliant tiles in blues turquoise yellow and green. Full of stalls inside selling their wares. Stunning panels of tiles

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Clarky57
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Visiting Registan Square then this is one of the sites you will visit and it is a must. So much to see and many great opportunities to take superb pictures. You will need about 45 minutes here and I hope your guide is as good...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sigzag
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The beauty of these famous monuments is stupefying. When in Registan square one is just overwhelmed by the colour, shape and excesses in construction of monuments. Great

Date of experience: May 2018
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