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The centerpiece of the city is one of the most important monuments of Islamic arts.
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked over as a group and it was incredible, the best of all the various Islamic buildings in Samarkand, the trio of buildings were an amazing sight and the guards were most helpful.

Thank Balmirals100
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This huge set of historical buildings is the centrepiece of the sites of Samarkand, and is an amazing example of restoration work on a grand scale. It takes a couple of hours to wander the courtyards and halls of these three old Islamic monuments and...More

Thank Hazzz M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I do not think that the place of Registan in Samarkand needs any comments about its beauty and architectural importance, In the whole world there are not many places which are as old and as beatiful as this complex.

Thank Beeckk7888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every 2nd year on September 1st, Uzbek Independence Day, a music festival is hosted on the plaza of the Registan. In preparation a massive stage is erected on the plaza a month ahead of time and the Registan hours are 11-4 during the month of...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the major sights worldwide in my opintion but be warned: most pictures are old and all the trees where cut down in the central square and there is a huge stage for some official celebrations. The main square is inaccessible. You can enter...More

Thank Paspy7711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Registan was my main objective on this tour and what can I say? A massive disappointment. No doubt, it is impressive at first sight but when you get in, there is a feeling of emptiness and soulless. Too much restoration (it looks like a movie...More

1  Thank MagrusCascais
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

really impressive artistic structures… you must listen the history while getting around… You can buy something from gift shops...

Thank Saffary
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Things to know: - there is an entry fee, but not a separate photo fee (which is unique since most sites in Samarkand have a separate photo fee) - Bring a guide book or hire a guide. The signage is quite sparse - There are...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I have awarded a four rather than a five rating for one simple reason. The site, which is by any standards astonishing, has been restored and renovated over a relatively short period, and the sense that it was created over a two hundred year period...More

1  Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Don't miss this beautiful and impressive square with its mosques and madrassas; and try if at all possible to see it also at night, when it is splendidly illuminated.

1  Thank LottyToronto
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