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Shah-i-Zinda

Samarkand, Uzbekistan
+998 71 233 53 82
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1-Day Tour of Samarkand from Tashkent
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“necropolis” (21 reviews)
“mausoleums” (55 reviews)
“cemetery” (28 reviews)
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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+998 71 233 53 82

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Extremely crowded and renovated with some questionable liberties (please refer to the colours), yet it still makes for an impressive, somewhat solemn site. Comes with a ticket price of 10k som per person nowadays

Thank Joost G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pilgrimage site for many people. The Alley of Mausoleums is amazing, and worth the visit all by itself. Superb tile work.

Thank wardnick1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shah-I-Zinda, the ‘Tomb of the Living King’ originally dates from the ninth century, and is purported to be the final resting place of Qusam Ibn Abbas, a cousin of the Prophet Mohammed who brought Islam to the area in the seventh century. The name...More

1  Thank StephenMB25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

take your time when visiting shar - I Zindar. Of all the places (Buchara, Kiva) this was the most impressive location. Or take a 2nd time to come back at the end, before closing time like 17.00 hrs. I think its open till 18.00 hrs.

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a necropolis with a complex of mausoleums and a adjacent cemetery and perhaps the most photogenic place in Samarkand! It's a must see for everybody visiting the city. Registan ist breathtaking, but this laying a bit on the outside complex is a real jewel!...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the top places to visit in Samarqand. A necropolis with tombs of several eras with fascinating geometrical patterns. The tourist part is built like a narrow street, with mausoleums on both sides (much stair climbing), used as religious site or tourist shop or...More

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Its a must see. The ticket is 10k per person, 6k for camera. Huge complex, beautiful tombs and on your way back do not miss the cemetery!

Thank JD D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Shah-i-Zinda is a must-see of Samarkand. It is a dense complex of mausoleums pertaining to proeminent dignitaries and wives of the emirs and of the nobility. Very nicely coloured, a jewel of art.

Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I thought this was a lovely place to visit. The buildings of the ensemble have beautiful detail and a blue color that I hadn't seen anywhere in my whole trip (this was seen on the last day). The cemetery is interesting as I had never...More

Thank swizzles25
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

.. i love staring at every detail of the buildings.. it's simply amazing.. i'll be going back to see more of this city as I had limited time during that visit..

Thank ELsbeth F
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