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This street has tombs belonging to Timur and his family and favorites that are decorated with the city's finest majolica tilework.
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

From the Syiob Bazaar quite a walk, and from Bibi Khanym. Should have clear directional signages to show its location. Tickets might be expensive but only frequented by local population

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darren C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This was the highlight of our stay in Samarkand. Very impressive sight with beautiful monuments. It is just a 10 minutes walk away from the Bazaar. Definitely worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elodie S
Reviewed 4 November 2018

One of the highlights of our trip to Uzbekistan! Absolutely stunning set of mausoleums and buildings with the most amazing tile work - all dating from 1200's? I think - and maybe more recent. If you ever go to Samarkand do NOT miss this sight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nijifrank
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Not as well known as Registan, but certainly worth a visit. The visiting conditions have changed: you can walk around, take pictures and enjoy the magnificent monuments.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MRCPAntwerp
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A place that you must visit to see the actual works and architecture of Uzbek. Some awesome color, which is very well maintained and definitely a place for photographers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SubhadeepD42
Reviewed 23 October 2018

great history relived ...walk through the olden times with a good guide and you realise the importance of these monuments

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sona S
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The Shah-i Zinda complex comprises a narrow street of late 14th- and early 15th-century tombs along a steep hill. The shrine of a Muslim saint, the raison d'etre for the whole street, is near the end, at the top; don't neglect to go all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 399LindaS57
Reviewed 14 October 2018

One of the most interesting necropole I have ever seen, perfectly restored, beautiful facades and interiors of the tombs; well described before the entrances. No visit in Samarkand could be complete without it. Relatively not expensive entrance fee (if compared with Ulug Beg observatory), bus...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrpiotrp
Reviewed 13 October 2018

amazing place. A relatively large number of mausoleums of the wealthy of the late Moslem period, beautiful exterior designs and modest interior designs for male graves and a magnificent design for the female graves. An amazing site for photography of countless beautifull pictures. Most of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gad N
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

It is another amazing monument in the city. While you walk inside this amazing place you feel like you have a short trip to ancient times. At the entrance there are stairs and before stepping in make a wish and then start counting the stairs,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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