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. With our online itinerary creator, Samarkand attractions like Registan can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Registan in-person lived up to all the hype and on-line photos. It is a spectacular piece of history and architecture, restored to prime position.  more »
  • Beautiful mosaic and buildings. I like the Sherdor Madtasah the best. Its gold ceiling is wonderf. It’s more beautiful if you can seethe Registan without cloud!  more »
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  • This place is simultaneously deeply magical and tourist-trappy. The architecture is stunningly unique and lavishly decorated, but I imagine that the visionaries who built these monuments would be appalled at the mercantilism that fills each and every nook and cranny of these rooms that were dedicated to study.
  • Such an amazing place! I fell in love since photo and were not disappointed when I saw in real. Nighttime is more beautiful than daytime.
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