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Private Samarkand Tours
Trip Code: 03
Day Trip from Tashkent to Samarkand by train
Morning transfer to the railway station of Tashkent to catch a train to Samarkand. A guide and driver meet the guests at the station, which is a starting point of the Samarkand tour.
ITINERARY & DETAILS
Samarkand’s inimitable charm lies in the architecture of the past mosques, mausoleums, madrassahs and palaces, the mute witnesses to turbulent events in the long history of the city. All the monuments built during the zenith of medieval art are carefully preserved by the Uzbek people to the present day.
The sightseeing in Samarkand city:
Gur-Amir mausoleum (“the
tomb of the king” in Uzbek) from XV
(“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 madrassahs.
mosque XV century. The mosque was
built in honour of Temur’s chief wife, Saray Mulk Khanum.
Siab market (“black river” in Uzbek)
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
Ulugbek Observatory (XV century).
Prices are for 2021 in US$ per person
ticket for Tashkent-Samarkand-Tashkent
transport to/from the train station and throughout the Samarkand tour.