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Afrasiab, Samarkand
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Discover the ancient ruins of Afrasiab, believed to have been occupied from the 6th century BCE to the 13th century, when it was sacked by Mongols led by Genghis Khan. Sprawled across a hilltop, the site now boasts a museum displaying a plethora of archaeological findings, unearthed during the excavations of the ancient city. Step inside to admire an array of relics, including pottery, wall frescoes, weapons, coins, and other artifacts from different eras of the settlement. Plan to visit Afrasiab during your Samarkand vacation using our convenient Samarkand tour planner.
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  • Everything looks like Sandy ruins with entrances to the caves is now sloping hills hide the ruins of Central Asian city. enough view from afar.
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  • The building is beautiful. It is possible to watch a movie that describes the history of architectural buildings and Uzbekistan.
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  • City of Samarkand is surrounded by walls until it is destroyed in the Genghis Khan from close-up Hill Historical site of Afrasiyab BC, but is was spread on the hills of this close-up. This statue in the square will be a caravan of camels? I thought it was difficult for dozens of kilometres walk is a realistic image, but in this desert.
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