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Madrasa Ulugh Beg, Madrasa Tilla Kari, Madrasa Sher Dor

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3 Madrasas in 1 Registan

That is the most characteristic place in Samarkand. In the peak season that is full of tourists and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marekp59
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Gdansk, Poland
Amazing collection of religious buildings

Even if built within 200 years of each other, this complex of three Madrasah in Rageston are real... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“3 Madrasas in 1 Registan”
21 Jul 2018
“Amazing collection of religious buildings ”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That is the most characteristic place in Samarkand. In the peak season that is full of tourists and Uzbek wedding couples. Yes, there is the wedding palace nearby and they love to have a walk and photo session with the photogenic buildings.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Even if built within 200 years of each other, this complex of three Madrasah in Rageston are real work of art and example of the great investment that Uzbek rulers put in the Study of religion, science and arts. One of the wonders of Muslim...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

To improve his standing as a leader and to foster research and science Ulugh Beg ordered to build this Madrasa, which actually is an ancient word for college or school. His interest in astronomy is visible by the decoration and ornaments on and in this...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Registan Square is the highlight of a trip to Uzbekistan. Any one of the buildings would be enough. The three together are amazing. The life of Ulugh Beg is fascinating. he was a poet, scientist and more. He charted the skies before america was discovered.

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Yet another Uzbek madrassah! But it is a tribute to the Uzbeks that they are restoring them and making them accessible to the public. The Ulugh Beg madrassah is no exception, and an appropriate celebration os such an important figure in Central Asian history. Good...More

1  Thank dr_iggy
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The three Madrasas were a stunning part of the visit. I have hardly seen a more impressive scenery like the registan with these buildings, built in competition to each other and forming an ensemble with a lot of details to be explored.

1  Thank haktus
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Having fought through Tashkent airport, the endless roadside checks and the roads (cart tracks), this seemed to make it all worthwhile for me. It was quite surreal and magnificent and pulled together the religion and architecture.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We visited a musical instrument maker and a master ceramicist. Great fun to watch the instrument maker play each instrument that he made from a complicated xylophone to a duotar (a two stringed guitar) to a flute to a drum. The ceramic tiles were also...More

1  Thank elaine3Southport
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Take time to enter every MAdrasa and stroll around...every corner of these ancient islamic universities can reveal a hidden treasure. Despite the fact that every courtyard is filled with bazar-like souvenir shops, you can still inspire the atmosphere of the past. Get into the shops...More

Thank Fabio P
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Yet another Madrases selling souvenirs, which they all do as the present government doesn't tile these places and fix them up for the Muslims to teach Islam to the children, the Madrases traditional use. I'm not saying they should, just saying they don't. The politics...More

Thank Miriahm D
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