Explore Samarkand in Uzbekistan
Samarkand in the region of Samarqand with its 319,366 inhabitants is a town in Uzbekistan - some 163 mi or ( 262 km ) South-West of Tashkent , the country's capital city .
Current time in Samarkand is now 12:18 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Samarkand " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zaaglyk, Topakul, Toyloq, Qarshi, and Navakhchinan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zaaglyk . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Samarkand ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
The silk road city of Samarkand
2002 Visit of / Visite de / Besuch von / Visita de / Chiamata di de Samarkande (ouzbekistan) / Samarkand (uzbekistan) Semerkand / Самарқанд / Samarkand / の訪問 / زياره سمرقند / 访问萨马尔罕 / Samarkand / 의 방문 ..
RTW Trip #7. Uzbekistan - Samarqand, The Registan
Visiting the Registan during the day is far better than visiting it at night! Just remember to try to haggle on the ticket in, they usually knock off 30-40% right off the bat. ..
Uzbek mommies rapping on the dance floor in Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Trip to Uzbekistan September 2009, see www.amoffoot.blogspot.com Also includes Qulqishloq ..
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Interesting facts about this location
The Gūr-e Amīr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane (also known as Timur) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It occupies an important place in the history of Turko-Persian Architecture as the precursor and model for later great Mughal architecture tombs, including Humayun's Tomb in Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra, built by Timur's descendants, the ruling Mughal dynasty of North India. It has been heavily restored.
Located at 39.65 66.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
The Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid dynasty, now in Uzbekistan. The name Registan (ریگستان) means "Sandy place" in Persian.
Located at 39.65 66.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Bibi-Khanym Mosque is a famous historical Friday mosque in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, whose name comes from the wife of 14th-century ruler, Amir Timur.
Located at 39.66 66.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Dynamo Samarkand Stadium
Dynamo Samarkand Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Dynamo Samarkand. The stadium holds 12,500 people.
Located at 39.67 66.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Shah-i-Zinda is a necropolis in the north-eastern part of Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
Located at 39.66 66.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
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