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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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1-Day Tour of Samarkand from Tashkent
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This street has tombs belonging to Timur and his family and favorites that are decorated with the city's finest majolica tilework.
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed yesterday

absolutely impressive… creative structures… As if I was walking in history… all that historic buildings should be protected carefully...

Thank Saffary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Samarkand is full of monuments, shrines, madrassahs, mosques and a variety of other holy and significant locations. This, however, stands out. The domes are quite perfect, and the whole site seems more peaceful and tranquil then many other in the city. Go for the art,...More

Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This row of restored mausoleums is absolutely stunning, and essential to see, although crowded with visitors and pilgrims. Samarkand has chosen to restore the site's past glories, rather than to leave it in its former partly-ruined condition, a much-debated choice in the world of archaeology;...More

Thank LottyToronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place. Awfully hot day but the walk through and around this historic site is not to be missed. Many advantage points for great photographs. Plaudits for the superb restoration work of the many mausoleums.

Thank cleo01paw
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This was the most beautiful and interesting place we saw in Samarkand, we usually don't like to go cemeteries, but these mausoleums are beautiful and for us the best cultural visit we do in Uzbekistan.

Thank Tania L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The beauty and wonder of all the different holy buildings as you climb the stairs is really astounding. The tile works are astounding with an array of blues that come from beyong the sea and sky. It is a climb so take water. Lots of...More

Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Inside this complex you will find a lot of buildings where the outside (and sometimes also the inside) is covered with mosaic, mostly in blue colors. Very fotogenic.

Thank Kees1966
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Shrine of Hazrat Kussum bin Abbas and many others well maintained and decorated, and the 40 stairs to climb at one go with requirement of just one foot at every step is a unique experience, thought it might relate only to stories and mythology.

Thank engHabib
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Extremely crowded and renovated with some questionable liberties (please refer to the colours), yet it still makes for an impressive, somewhat solemn site. Comes with a ticket price of 10k som per person nowadays

Thank Joost G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a pilgrimage site for many people. The Alley of Mausoleums is amazing, and worth the visit all by itself. Superb tile work.

Thank wardnick1
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