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Head to Two Major Architectural Complexes in Samarkand

Let me invite you to a live online tour to one of the magnificent cities in the Great Silk Road — Samarkand, which is enlisted in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

From Samarkand
Online Experience
1 Hour 15 Minutes
Explore Asia
Upto 10 people
English, Italian
Highlights
  • Real-time walking tour to one of the magnificent cities in the Great Silk Road, which is enlisted in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List
  • Visit major architectural complexes like Bibi Khanim Mosque and Registan Square with an expert local guide
Description

The tour covers the old part of Samarkand with two architectural complexes dating back to the 15th and 17th centuries on this real-time online walking tour. We start with the Bibi Khanim Mosque, one of the largest historical mosques in Central Asia, built at the beginning of the 15th century by the order of Amir Temur, also known as Tamerlane. We will see a huge marble book-stand made for Koran inside the Mosque.

Head to the next site Registan Square, in a street that was a major trading alley of Samarkand. The architectural complex consists of three religious schools called madrasahs, built in the 15th and 17th centuries, now home to mainly local craft and souvenir shops. All three madrasahs are decorated with various techniques, such as marble carving, wood carving, glazed tiles, majolica, and mosaic. We will enter the oldest yet the largest one in the complex.

You are welcome to ask any questions during and at the end of the tour.

About this experience
What's included

Live, interactive tour conducted by a professional Samarkand guide, who takes you to the most popular highlights in the city

Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop.
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking.
Know before you go
  • This tour involves walking to various places in the city, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions.
  • You can book this tour either for $25 per screen OR as a private session for $100 for upto 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot.
Meet your Host
Ulugbek

I have been working as a professional tour guide in Uzbekistan for 9 years. I chose this profession as it provides me an opportunity to communicate with people from different parts of the world and tell them about my country sharing interesting highlights. I have learned several languages including English, Italian, and Farsi to be able to communicate well with tourists. Samarkand is my hometown and I am passionate about its history, culture, arts, legends, and crafts. I am ready to share all my knowledge about the city with you.

From USD 25 / Screen
Important Information
  • Refundable : Yes
  • Can be cancelled up to 24hrs before the tour.
  • The date is based on the local time zone of the experience host.
  • Since the activity is conducted outdoors, it may need to be rescheduled in case of poor weather conditions.