Samarkand City Tour1 Day | Ulugbek Observatory, Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, Registan Square etc.

Samarkand City Tour: one-day trip and excursion

During the Samarkand tour you will visit the most emblematic places of the city with a long history and praised by philosophers and poets of antiquity. You will visit the Ulugbek Observatory - a unique and progressive construction of the Middle Ages, walk along the narrow streets of the mysterious Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis, and see one of the world’s most famous squares - Registan. You will remember Samarkand thanks to a number of monuments of medieval architecture, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tour itinerary:

Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Samarkand. The tour begins with a visit to Ulugbek Observatory, where part of the XV c. sextant is preserved. Continue to Shakhi-Zinda Necropolis and remains of Bibi- Khanum Mosque. Walking on the alley with souvenir shops you will reach the spectacular Registan Square which has been the center of Samarkand for many centuries. During sightseeing you will have a chance to visit colorful Siab bazaar with stalls full of oriental sweets, local fruits and variety of freshly baked traditional breads. The last point of interest to be visited is Gur-Emir Mausoleum – authentic shrine of Tamerlane. End of the tour.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours

 

Price includes:

  1. Guided sightseeing tour;
  2. Entrance fees to the museums, mausoleums and other sights;
  3. Transport throughout the city tour.

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