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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
7 Oct 2018
“Great place to see paper making”
28 Jun 2018
“Fascinating Craft Paper Making”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Konigil Village, Samarkand, Uzbekistan
+998 90 224 34 96
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

I have seen paper making in the past but this place was very interesting about how they make "silk" paper from the bark of the mulberry tree. Lots to see and buy. The place was really old and is undergoing renovations to shoe how the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Loved watching every step of the hand made mulberry paper process. Beautiful "factory" with garden setting, and lovely gift shop with excellent examples of the paper and the embroidered paper they produce. Definitely an opportunity for souvenirs that are above and beyond the many kiosks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Colleen587
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Ok this is not an amazing ancient architectural site but I found it very interesting and the team was friendly and explained the process very well. It was also nice to have a change. The paper is not cheap but why should it be cheap....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sigzag
Reviewed 20 December 2017

My favorite tourist attraction in Samarkand. In Samarkand, you must try 1) Samarkand Bread and 2) take a look at the Samarkand Paper. You can't see either elsewhere in the world. This is the ONLY place that makes the Samarkand paper. Nowhere else in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Geminican
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Visited here as part of our private day tour with our guide. Although interesting, it is definitely all about selling products in the shop, nothing more. All the young, teenage staff were sitting around chatting and texting until any tourists came along, then suddenly they...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MMMH
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This mill has revived the art of making "silk paper" on which miniature paintings were made over the centuries. Silk paper isn't liked by insects and bookworms and so it has survived over the years. The mill is in a picturesque setting, the process of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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