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For a city with the historical context of Samarkand that even impressed Alexander the Great, they should try to do some further excavation work to try to unearth a bit more of this once magnificent city. At the moment you need far too far imagination...More
Having heard and learned much about Afrasiyab throughout previous years and from people in the country we were taken to the original settlement armed with the knowledge about the site. There is so much ancient history here and lots to explore with your feet, eyes...More
The ruins of the prehistoric city of Samarwand destroyed by the Mongols stand unexcavated. The feeling of hisotry which envelopes you in this place in eerie. What little is found is in the museum on location which is an amazing place to visit. Very similar...More
The old city of Samarkand had been destroyed by Genghis Khan in the 13th century and since then it is lying as ruins. You can walk in it if you have time in Samarkand. There is an entrance just next to the museum Afrasiab.