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One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00
 
One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00
 
One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00

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Kam Akhtar/Eid ul-Fitr (or just Eid)

This is not really a local custom but we arrived near the end of Ramadan and I had never been in any other predominantly Muslim environments at this time of the year, so Mazar-e Sharif was the first...
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Candys

The best candy ever i had is called Shirpera and it is the one on the top of the photo. Something like milk chocolate with nuts, delicious! Then almonds in sugar, raisins, big sugar and again sugar...
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Nice and friendly people

If I have ever met Afghan, it was always nice man. They are very friendly, try to help and talk to you. If you as: How are you? They reply fine. They are always satisfied with life, not like in Czech....
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Quiet after dark

The city goes dead not long after dark. There is no longer a steady curfew but most people seem to stay in after dark. Eat early and get early nights when in Mazar! As with anywhere else, the risk of...
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