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Registan, Samarkand
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In the heart of the ancient city lies Registan, a World Heritage-listed public square known for its distinctive Islamic architecture. Enveloped by grand madrassahs on three sides, the plaza has also hosted major social events through the ages. Examine the elaborate facade and unique decor of each school as you explore the restored square and all the traditionally built structures surrounding. Purchase an all-day ticket to enter the madrassahs, and tip the guards to climb the minarets for a panoramic view of the square. Put Registan into our Samarkand itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Breath-taking vision! Take a deep breath and admire this impressive square. And relive the stories of Scheherazade when told the Sultan of merchants who came from Samarkand
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  • This huge square, which is bordered on 3 sides by madrasahs is fantastic to look at. The wide façades of the right and left Medrese have a high Pischtak. The right Medrese has a beautiful dome of the melon. The madrassah on the front wall of the square has a wider front than the other two. The Blue Dome of the mosque is left to see. On the square itself, singing women and perform traditional dances. The place is clean.
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  • I visited this place during my Uzbekistan trip in Oct-2016. The view specially in night was jaw-dropping & highly recommended. This old city center of Samarkand has 3 world renown medrisah's (Islamic ...  more »
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  • Very beautiful historical place. Amazing architecture and tiles work. The main hall with beautiful golden work is amazing. Ticket to entry to all three buildings is 21000 Som I.e. Uzbekistan currency. But all the rooms inside the three buildings are rented to shops selling souvenirs.
  • One of the best places to be an one of the most beautiful squares in the world. Come here for sunrise to get a chance to go up one of the minaret's.
  • Samarkand is 3rd worlds old citi on the earth Samarkand age comparable with Roome . Alexander great fighter were here and Registan is in Samarkand and withness of most histories
  • It's my dream place to visit. All people are nice to others and I felt real peace here.
  • What can you say. It really lives up to the hype.