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This complex is made up of three large buildings (madrasahs ex-mosques) around a courtyard with its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brussels, Belgium
One of Samarkand's most impressive sites

The Mosque is quite controversial due to the heavy reconstruction that has taken place. What you... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Adele M
Milan, Italy
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Guzarskiy Lane, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This complex is made up of three large buildings (madrasahs ex-mosques) around a courtyard with its center occupied by a very large stone Koran holder. Unfortunately two of the mosques are closed and under heavy-duty reconstruction as there is absolutely nothing of the original decoration...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

The Mosque is quite controversial due to the heavy reconstruction that has taken place. What you see before you, is an almost totally rebuilt mosque dating from the 1970s, as much of it collapsed after the earthquake in the 15th century, not that long after...More

1  Thank Adele M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The central courtyard is the best part of this place. It’s a long walk from the Registon but you can take a free bus to get to it.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The are so many similar buildings in Samarkand that it is very easy to get architectural jaundice. Do look at this one too

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Bibi Khan was one of the most important teachers of medieval Asia and a revered scholar. The site is more or less a replica because only in Russian times, since 1890 there was a tendency to preserve the ancient buildings and artifacts. Modern Uzbekistan uses...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

No visit to The Registan is Complete without a visit to the Bibi Khanym Mausoleum which is a short walk away along a tree lined lane of restaurants,small hotels and tourist shops. The tomb of Bibi Khanym is found in a courtyard with a distinct...More

2  Thank zabo
Reviewed 22 September 2017

It is in proximity of other historical sites in Registan square, good to do evening walk. Guided tour necessary to get the historical facts.

Thank tamimolime
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The structure is small and not very impressive. Inside, underground, there is the tomb. Not very interesting and not decorated.

Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This beautiful and serene mausoleum is dedicated to the wife (and nieces) of Amir Temur. It is not so grand as Gur-e-Amir (Timur's resting place) but in a way that makes it nicer. Ensure that you get an English (or appropriate) guide so that you...More

1  Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Not far from the Registan this mausoleum has been restored. The tile work uses a lot of gold. Below aare the remains of Timur, his wife and other family members.

Thank Centurytravel
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