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If you are an enthusiast of archaeology and ancient history you will love walking on the ruins of... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
d1mfokin
,
Tallinn, Estonia
the Real Samarqand

The ruins of the prehistoric city of Samarwand destroyed by the Mongols stand unexcavated. The... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
discering
,
bombay
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed February 3, 2018

If you are an enthusiast of archaeology and ancient history you will love walking on the ruins of old Samarkand, destroyed by Genghis Khan.

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

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

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The excavation site of the settlement shows the extend of the buildings and the develling area. The artifacts and pottery found here are exhibited in the Afrasiyab Museum.

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

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.

Thank Centasia
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Reviewed January 12, 2016

The museum Afrosiab has good information, the walk in the hills does not reveal too much, so good to escape the city for a while to a quiet nice place.

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