Since the dawn of ancient civilization, Samarkand has been synonymous with the Silk Road and to this day, remains a symbol of the mysticism and wonder that has come to characterise its archaic origins. Located conveniently next to the Uzbek-Tajik border, Samarkand is as visually pleasing as it is intriguing. Lined with bright-blue domes and ornate minarets, the skyline captures the attention of each new visitor immediately filling them with the same spellbinding curiosity that inspired the silk traders of old. Within the city lies wandering streets lined with technicolour bazaars and beautifulSamarkand hotels, leaving each visitor with a sense of wonder that can only experienced through visiting this truly one-of-a-kind destination.
Whether visitors are seeking an extended stay or a short visit, the sights in Samarkand are easily accessible to tourists and plentiful, so there is no worry of running out of things to do. Of course, one of the most predominant structures in the city is that of the Registan, the former heart of ancient Samarkand. Another noteworthy stop is the Gur-e Amir Mausoleum, the final resting place of the blood-thirsty ruler, Timur or Tamerlane. There are also a handful of mosques worth visiting, leaving an endless possibility for Uzbekistan tours.
Samarkand travel is relatively simple as Uzbekistan Airways provides direct flights from Taskent. There are also various other options available for those seeking to reach the city of Samarkand. Among the more popular methods of transport is traveling from Tashkent via train. There are numerous trains providing transport between the two cities.
It is assured that Samarkand has played a crucial role in Uzbekistan history. Few other cities reach as far back in time as Samarkand. With its roots firmly placed in the silk trade industry, it soon grew to one of the most important municipalities of the Mongolian Empire. Today, it still retains the same spellbinding nature it had thousands of years ago. With this in mind, visitors to Samarkand are assured an unforgettable experience. Currently, we are offering hotels in Samarkand in the following regions:
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