Route & dates
Samarkand— 1 night
Rome of the East
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): make a trip to Registan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ulugbek Madrasah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sher Dor Madrasah, see the interesting displays at Regional Studies Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Khodja Abdi Darun Shrine, and finally stroll the grounds of Gur Emir Mausoleum.
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If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is Samarkand Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Samarkand
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