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A Day Trip in Samarkand
Trip Code: 001
The guide and driver meet the guests at hotel in Samarkand.
ITINERARY & DETAILS
one of the most ancient cities of the world, a contemporary of the Rome, Athens
and Babylon, has a 2750-year-old history.
“The Mirror of the World”, “The Garden
of the Soul”, “The Jewel of Islam”, “The Precious Pearl of the Moslem World”
are some the names given to this unique city. In ancient Greece, this city was
known as Marakanda.
The sightseeing in Samarkand city:
Gur-Amir mausoleum (“the tomb of the king” in
Uzbek) from XV century.
Registan square (“sandy place” in Uzbek) from
XV-XVIIcenturies. A spectacular architectural ensembles, with fantastic
Islamic designs and calligraphy etched into the facades of its mosques and
Bibi Hanim mosque XV century. The mosque was built in honour of Temur’s chief wife,
Saray Mulk Khanum.
Local Siab market (“black river” in Uzbek)
The complex Shahi Zinda (“alive king” in
Uzbek) from XII-XX centuries. Burial
place of royal persons and nobles. One of the most spiritual place in Uzbekistan.