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We visited 3 times in total - first on arrival
In Samarkand without entering complex itself ; secondly by night and finally the next day when we entered the complex and saw inside the 3 madrassahs .Each visit contributed in its own way to the...More
This is truly a stunning place to visit, up there with any other on earth that is man made. The three madrassas, all adorned with beige, turquoise and teal tiles in a syncretic Islamic style surround a vast open court, and one can wander around...More
We first saw this in the evening when it was lit up and it exceeded our expectations, visited again in daylight and still breathtaking. The site is more extensive than we expected and takes some time to explore. A really good visit
Samarkand is one of the most important cities in human history. Since science is west dominated and they root themselves to Greeks, Turks are ignored. When you come to Samarkand I am sure you will understand what I mean.
Registan is the post card of Uzbekistan, the heart and soul of the Timurid Empire. It is a public square with the ulugbek madrasa built in the 15th century and two others in the 17th century. The very optical and architectural highlight is the 3d...More
The Registan should be on everyone's list. It is simply one of the most beautiful sights in the world, easily comparable with the Taj Mahal or any others. Go and see it for the first time at night when it is illuminated (doesn't have to...More