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Sher Dor Madrasah

Registan square, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
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Hidden Gem: Sher Dor Has A Fabulous Small Tiled Mausoleum Room In The Front Wall

After admiring the Sher Dor's beautiful tile work on the front and entry portal and visiting the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
M A
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Pleasanton, California
Another must see

What makes up Registan Square so special it is the great collection of buildings covered in tiles... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clarky57
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York, United Kingdom
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One of the 3 Muslim clergy academies surrounding the Registan.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Registan square, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
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"registan square"
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"take your time"
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"lions"
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"tiger"
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"facade"
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"symbolism"
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"ribbed"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After admiring the Sher Dor's beautiful tile work on the front and entry portal and visiting the interior courtyard and souvenirs, you exit back out to the Registan. Be sure to visit the two small mausoleums in the front wall (facing the Registan). It is...More

Thank M A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What makes up Registan Square so special it is the great collection of buildings covered in tiles in blues green and turquoise. The domes are brilliant turquoise. Truly brilliant

Thank Clarky57
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit and this place is part of the Registan Square. Again take lots of pictures as this place is so interesting and ideal for superb shots. Here like the previous site you will need about 45 minutes. I strongly suggest you have a guide...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful. One gets tired of repeating oneself but that is exactly what each and every one of the monuments here is. Go, visit each they are all extremely elaborate and totally amazing

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This a very particular monument, we'd say unique because of the two tigers following their two gazelles drawn on the facade's top. No other Islamic works are usually allowed to show any other living being. The internal majolicas are wonderful, It seems each piece different...More

Thank Davide T
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

If you visit Rejistan Square, you will want to visit this place as it's one of three main buildings the comprises Registan Square. Unlike its neighbors, Uglubek Madressah that bears a famous name, and Tillya Kori with a beautiful golden mosque, Sher Dor doesn't have...More

Thank Geminican
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is an unusual Madrasah. It has picture of animal (lion drawn), it is beautiful site to take photos. It is in close proximity of other historical sites in Registan.

Thank tamimolime
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the most photographed buildings. The sun gods and strange big cats on the portico are very recognisable. Don't forget to go inside where there are souvenir shops. Choose the late afternoon to get the sun on this one (although Uleg Beg Madrassa)...More

1  Thank AHZambia
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The ultimate facade in a complex of breathtaking facades and probably the apex of all samarkand offers. There are no words, go see it

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the Registan madrassas. I enjoyed the musical instruments show-demonstration given by the owner of a shop in the back building.

1  Thank Fane_Babanul
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