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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
From $212.00

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Where and how to get money ?

From my experience (mid 2006), money exchange in Tashkent is quick and easy. Exchange offices are scattered around in town (marked “echange”…) or use most of the banks (just show an US dollar bill and...
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Quiet places

For all that it is a city of 3 million people, Tashkent has a lovely laid-back air. The bazaars are busy and bustling, and in the evenings Broadway is jumping (literally it can seem with the loud...
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ATM's and Currency Exchange - Tashkent

Have been back to Tashkent about 4 times over the past year for work. Regarding currency exchange - any of the hotel's have a good exchange place - normally open 24hours a day - apart from meal breaks...
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How to exit Tashkent Airport

Despite the size and importance of Tashkent, the airport is terrible. The customs check is old fashion, luggage claim is very small and so crowded. If you landed with few more airplanes, now the...
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History: The Russians

In 1865 Tashkent was given to the Russian Military Gouvenor by the cities Eldest. IN 1867 Tashkent became the capital of the Generalgouvernement Turkmenistan.In this time Tashkent had about 80.000...
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History: Silkroad Times

Tashkent was already mentioned in a Chinese script of the 1st century B.C. Well, they used another name, but scientists are sure, that this city was located where today's Tashkent is. Many people say,...
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Capital of Uzbekistan

Tashkent has more than 2 mill inhabitants. It is the capital of the Republic Uzbekistan. Its wealth and importance comes from the ideal location. It is the HUB for most airlines going to Central Asia....
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A l'origine des temps

Les scientifiques estiment que Tachkent existait il y 25 siecles, des premieres colonies rares jusqu'a la megalopole moderne avec ses immeubles de haute taille, les avenues populeuses et le flot des...
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Amir Temur

Asia has long been the birthplace of conquerors of the world. One of the greatest of these was a man who commanded both fear and respect in Asia and Europe during the fourteenth century: Tamerlane....
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Further reading (websites)

Some websites will give you further reading and information. Some are of travel agencies, but they still have a lot of interesting information.In my opinion the best website about Tashkent...
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Opening hours, and “how much does it cost”

A recent conversation with a friend led me to the idea to make a short summary of opening hours and prices, to give you a rough overview of the costs you can expect for Samarkand. This all is as of...
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How many days to plan for Tashkent ?

Now how many days should you plan for Tashkent ? As I mentioned in the beginning, Tashkent holds many tresures, if you only allow them to be discovered. Just some of the museums are worth a visit or...
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Orientation in Tashkent

Tashkent is a huge city, so walking from A to B is not the best option. But with the excellent metro and bus service, you can move around very quick. The city did grow a bit weird, a lot of different...
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Uzbekistan Airways city sales office

I place this under “General”, as it is more than just a sales office.Uzbekistan Airlines city sales office is a very convenient place, as it does also have an exchange office.Of course you can get all...
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56, Buyuk Turon Street, Tashkent, 700029, Uzbekistan
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Amir Temur Street 88, Tashkent, 700084, Uzbekistan
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Amir Temur Street C 4, No 7/8, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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Pakhtakorskaya Street 5, Tashkent, 700011, Uzbekistan
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15 Amir Temur str., (Formerly "Sheraton"), Tashkent 700015, Uzbekistan
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107a Amir Temur Street, Tashkent, 700084, Uzbekistan
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Trekki

"Tashkent - full of life, color and so much charm"
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"A city rebuilt"
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nepalgoods

"Capital of Uzbekistan"
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"A soviet-styled capital hiding some true charm"
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"Old world meets Russia"
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