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Lovely Madrasah from the cultured ruler

Ulugbek ruled the empire after one of the biggest warriors in History, Tamerlane, and he preferred... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ricardo B
London, United Kingdom
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Ulugbek Fine Exterior and Fine (albeit tiny) Ulugbek Math/Astronomy Museum in Rear

Ulugbek is best seen in the morning when its face (as well as Tillya) are in the sunlight. It has... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Pleasanton, California
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In the present Registan square in the XV century on the behest of Mirzo Ulugbek bin Shahrukh there were built several buildings: khamam, mosques, caravanserai, khanaka and majestic and incomparable building of Palace of Sciences - madrasah. Unlike...more
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Registan Square, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ulugbek ruled the empire after one of the biggest warriors in History, Tamerlane, and he preferred the arts, astrology trade and study building a lot of Madrasah, caravanserai, mosque and markets. A great ruler with an exquisite taste for architecture and this Madrasah in Ragestan...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Ulugbek is best seen in the morning when its face (as well as Tillya) are in the sunlight. It has a fine tile exterior and is worth also visiting into the courtyard and especially to the rear museum. The courtyard is spacious with grass, trees,...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Once again you are dazzled by the brilliant tiles in blues turquoise yellow and green. Full of stalls inside selling their wares. Stunning panels of tiles

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Visiting Registan Square then this is one of the sites you will visit and it is a must. So much to see and many great opportunities to take superb pictures. You will need about 45 minutes here and I hope your guide is as good...More

Thank sigzag
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The beauty of these famous monuments is stupefying. When in Registan square one is just overwhelmed by the colour, shape and excesses in construction of monuments. Great

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It is one of the famous płace in Smarkand. You have to visit it twice, first - during the day for seightseeing all buildings and secondary - during evening when colorfull sound spectakl takes płace.

Thank Aldona D
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest madrasah into the Regiatan complex. The internal courtyard is very nice, it includes one conference hall and a mosque, in addition to the original dormitories of the students. About 45 minutes for a quite accurate visit.

Thank Davide T
Reviewed 20 December 2017

If you visit Rajistan Square, you will want to visit this place as it's one of three main buildings the comprises Registan Square

1  Thank Geminican
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Well worth looking inside too. Similar to the other Registan buildings, but each one is slightly different

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 30 September 2017

It is very pretty. Guided tour is essential to get historical facts. Entry tickets required. It is close proximity of other important sites.

1  Thank tamimolime
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