Considering travel to Uzbekistan? Here's a budget report that shows exactly how much it costs to go backpacking in Uzbekistan. Includes a city-by-city breakdown, average costs of common items, and financial travel tips for Uzbekistan. A must-have before you visit Uzbekistan!
Samarkand is truly a jewel of the ancient and modern Silk Road. There is the exquisite jade mausoleum of Gur-i-Emir, the resting place of Tamerlane. Perhaps the greatest treasure is Registan Square, Tamerlane's outstanding creation, a vast complex of domes and minarets, mosques and medrassas. There is the equally beautiful necropolis of Shah-i-Zinda and the old observatory of Uleg Beg, the greatest Muslim astronomer. posted by www.futons-direct.co.uk