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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
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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
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FLAG OF UZBEKISTAN

The Uzbek flag is rather an attractive one with its three horizontal colors of blue, white and green, with two small red stripes separating them, with the crescent and 12 stars towards the flag pole....
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The centre of Asia

When you read the names on this road sign just outside Bukhara, you know you really are in the middle of Central Asia - Almaty (Kazakhstan), Bishkek (Kyrgystan) and Uzbekistan's capital, Tashkent, all...
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Living together

Time and migration (by invasion in the distant past and forced under the Soviets) combined with the ebb and flow of a nomadic peoples across the the vast spaces of Central Asia have seen the...
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White gold

Uzbekistan has been a major producer of cotton for most of the last hundred years. It was brought to the country in the wake of the American Civil War which caused a world-wide shortage of the crop....
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A fertile land

Whilst only 10 percent of Uzbekistan is arable land, it is nevertheless a highly productive ten percent. Enormous, naturally fertile oases surround the cities of Samarkand and Bukhara, while Taskent...
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Red sands

Less than 10 percent of Uzbekistan is arable land. Steppe and mountain cover much of it, but the north-west is true desert - the Kyzul Kum, a baking arid region of red sand and dust. The road from...
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Wide open spaces

There is nowhere I have been that has the same sense of endless horizons as the steppe. It really does seem to go on and on forever. Here in Uzbekistan, although great areas have been put to use...
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Bringers of life, dying themselves

Two great rivers bring water, and life, to land-locked Uzbekistan. The Amu-Darya (the Oxus) rises in the Hindu Kush and, fed by the Pamir mountains melt, flows for nearly 1500 kms before reaching the...
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The best melons in the world

It was May the first time we visited Uzbekistan, the bazaars were full of the fruits of early summer - sweet white apricots were the standout but everyone kept telling us "You must come in melon...
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Learn russian – at least some words

The language, spoken in Uzbekistan is uzbek and Russian. English is not yet quite popular in the country.However, when going to Uzbekistan, you will be impressed by the number of people, mostly young...
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Billiard table in the mosque

"Ten meczet nazywa się Bolo-Chauz. Jest to unikalny zabytek architektury Środkowej Azji XVIII wieku, właściwie jedyny, jaki z tego okresu ocalał. Portal i ściany...
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Try and understand Islamic beliefs

and subtitle: no need to be horrified or afraid of.I feel the very urge to write about this here and in no way I mean it political, although the situation I want to write about certainly has political...
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Mix of tips at my page-check sometime please

Gorgeous Registan in windy spring .Singing in Tirol style professor on minaret tower.Green grass on blue cupolas between tiles -on blue sky background.Sensation of enigmatic Oriental fairy tale...
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Invitation letter Uzbekistan,Visa,Registration

Getting a visa for Uzbekistan isn’t difficult, although you need to have the letter of invitation (we got Uzbekistan LOIs and also LOIs to Tajikistan and Azerbaijan through...
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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63 Eshoni Pir Street, old town
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Pakhlavan Makhmud Street, 1, 220900
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56, Buyuk Turon Street, Tashkent, 700029, Uzbekistan
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1, Abdulla Kodiriy St, Tashkent, 100128, Uzbekistan
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56 - 58 Iskandarov Street , 703012
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Registan

Like the much larger Sher Dor medressa at the Registan, and built at the same time, the portal of the Khodja Akrar ensemble features the most-unIslamic lion/tigers (maned and striped - you choose) and...
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Ark - Bukhara Fortress

Today the Ark is entered from the austere and forbidding western façade. Originally a second, southern Kalon Gate gave direct access to the Friday Mosque. The present gateway built in 1742 consists of...
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Tash Hauli Palace

Welcome to the amazing Tash Hauli or Stone Palace. British adventurer Captain Fredrick Burnaby described this ornate palace and its many royal guards in his book “A Ride to Khiva” in 1876. As you...
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Shah-i-Zinda

The Shakhi Zinda Complex is a large group of mausoleums—some as early as 11th or 12th Century, others from the 14th Century. Many important people are buried here, including a cousin of the Prophet....
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Lab-i Hauz

The Lyabi Hauz (“Around the Lake”) plaza has a large pond—the only one remaining of the original 114. The ponds were fed by canals and were the city’s drinking water. No washing or swimming was...
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Islam-Khodja Madrasah and Minaret

The minaret of this madrasah is living proof of the rivalry between Khiva and the city of Bukhara. Over the centuries the 2 cities had competing kingdoms. Bukhara built the massive Kalon Minaret in...
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"Uzbekistan - the crossroads of time"
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"Uzbekistan-The Silk Road Wonder"
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"Uzbekistan, young country, old history."
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"On the ancient Silk Road"
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"Uzbekistan, many good memories"
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