Registan, Samarkand

4.8
In the heart of the ancient city lies Registan, a World Heritage-listed public square known for its distinctive Islamic architecture. Enveloped by grand madrassahs on three sides, the plaza has also hosted major social events through the ages. Examine the elaborate facade and unique decor of each school as you explore the restored square and all the traditionally built structures surrounding. Purchase an all-day ticket to enter the madrassahs, and tip the guards to climb the minarets for a panoramic view of the square. With our online itinerary creator, Samarkand attractions like Registan can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A sight like from "The Arabian Nights". Picturesque, with great attention to all the little details. Even if the name of the place sounds very simple. The word "Registan / Registon" means "sandy...  more »
  • Paid the entrance fee at the kiosk and told you don't get a ticket? Challenged this and then issued a ticket for 8000 som, instead of the 80,000 I had paid. Got to the entrance gate and asked...  more »
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  • So beautiful! The architecture is absolutely stunning. At night is even more beautiful! One of the most beautiful things I have seen! Can’t believe I made it to Uzbekistan! Love from Canada! Definitely must see in Uzbekistan. Highly recommend seeing!
  • One of the most beautiful places I have visited. The buildings are beautiful and it's definitely worth visiting in the day time as well at when it's all lit up at night. Also has some interesting stores to shop in

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