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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
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Registan
Registan
The centerpiece of the city is one of the most important monuments of Islamic arts.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Gur Emir Mausoleum
Gur Emir Mausoleum
The grave of Timur, built in 1404.
Attraction type: Cemeteries; Architectural Buildings
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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: Sacred & Religious Sites; Ancient Ruins
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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
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Restaurant Samarkand
Restaurant Samarkand
Ranked #1 of 38 Restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Contemporary
Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Platan
Platan
Ranked #2 of 38 Restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: European, Eastern European
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Karimbek
Karimbek
Ranked #3 of 38 Restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Besh Chinor
Besh Chinor
Ranked #4 of 38 Restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Uzbek, Russian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Old City
Old City
Ranked #5 of 38 Restaurants in Samarkand
Cuisines: European
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Emir B&B
Emir B&B
$22 - $36
Ranked #3 of 36 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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Bahodir B&B
Bahodir B&B
$19 - $28
Ranked #4 of 36 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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Bahodir 2
Bahodir 2
$22 - $24
Ranked #10 of 36 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Bibikhanum
3.0 of 5
Hotel Bibikhanum
$59 - $65
Ranked #1 of 32 Hotels in Samarkand
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Jahongir Bed and Breakfast
Jahongir Bed and Breakfast
$35 - $50
Ranked #1 of 36 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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Antica B&B
Antica B&B
$50 - $70
Ranked #2 of 36 Samarkand B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Grand Samarkand Superior
4.0 of 5
Hotel Grand Samarkand Superior
$108 - $124
Ranked #4 of 32 Hotels in Samarkand
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Hotel Diyora
4.0 of 5
Hotel Diyora
$111 - $140
Ranked #9 of 36 Samarkand B&B and Inns
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Konstantin Hotel
4.0 of 5
Konstantin Hotel
$82 - $85
Ranked #12 of 32 Hotels in Samarkand
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