When you think of Samarkand, you probably think of the Silk Road and the legendary cities of Central Asia. But Samarkand is much more than just a historical city. It is now a vibrant, modern city full of colorful culture and ancient architecture. Samarkand is the capital of Uzbekistan and is home to some of the most beautiful mosques, madrassas, and mausoleums in the world. There are numerous sites to explore, ranging from ancient monuments to modern art galleries. The city is also home to a diverse range of cultures, from Uzbek to Tajik, making it a great place to experience the unique heritage of Central Asia. Read on to learn more about Samarkand, its history, and its attractions.
Believe it or not, I ended up visiting Samarkand 4 times in my two and a half month mostly solo trip in Central Asia. Every time I visited, I managed to find something interesting to do in Samarkand. So, here’s an ultimate 3-day itinerary to Samarkand to make the best of your visit to this […]