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Understanding the story of how Daniel came to be buried on the site, and the site's importance to... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Kiwitraveler59
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Worth a brief visit due to its interesting history.

This is one of several burial places claimed for Daniel. This is the same Daniel as found in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
42BorlacePG42
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of several burial places claimed for Daniel. This is the same Daniel as found in the Bible. In Islam he is revered as a saint. He has a very elongated coffin due to his holiness.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

This was a very good stop on our tour of Samarkand. More interesting to us than the tomb, was seeing the religious people who visited the tomb, and observing how important it was to them.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

This is a very important place for pilgrims but it isn't much to see. The history of the place is very good so it is worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Nice and calm place, with healthy water well outside (as claimed by our tour guide). Not much to do or see though. So do it if you have the time.

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

This tomb is of very important historical importance for the three biggest monotheistic religion and I am sure it must be important for believers from these three religions but as a monument it is very basic, very nice location and a 15 meters tomb

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Very beautiful sacred site, not just tourists, but many pilgrims. The well itself is considered holy and people take the waters away in containers because of its reputed healing properties.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

The building is 12 meters long and 6 meter wide and houses the 10 meter long Tomb with the relic of the Old Testament Prophet of St Daniels the guardian of wealth and prosperity. The sarcophagus is made of white marble. The head of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Understanding the story of how Daniel came to be buried on the site, and the site's importance to pilgrims, adds hugely to the visit. Once you let that soak in it's a visit well worth making.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

"Daniel in the Lions Den" - who knew he is buried in Uzbekistan - and around the site you can see the old city of Samarkand that was destroyed

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

Daniel's tomb was a pleasant walk from the Registan. I believe it is about 2/3 kilometres. It is in a perfect setting. Interestingly to see he is so revered by the Muslim people, I was not aware of this.

Date of experience: May 2018
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