Samarqand, Uzbekistan

One of the oldest cities in the world, Samarkand was the key point of the Silk Road, and many conquerors have left their mark. The main attraction of the town is the Registan - the central square, which was once going to the people. In the area located delightful madrassas whose walls are covered with sandy-yellow and bright turquoise ornaments. Some elements of the architectural ensemble of remarkably well-preserved and have been painstakingly restored, it is not surprising that the Registan was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Places of interest in Samarqand


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