Day 3 Samarkand

Breakfast is in the hotel.

Continuation of the excursion program over Samarkand:
The architectural complex Shahi-Zinda (Alive king) – necropolis on the slope of the Afrosiab hill is connected with Kusam ibn Abbas – the cousin of Prophet Muhammad (11-15th c.). Visiting  Ulughbek’s Observatory(15th c.) and Khodja Daniil Mausoleum. Ancient settlement Afrosiyab and Afrosiyab Museum  (8th BC-13th AD). Situated in the outskirts of the city, with archeological discoveries, pottery and terracotta statuettes are on the exhibit in the Afrosiyab Museum.  Cathedral mosque Bibi-Khanym that was named after the oldest wife of Tamerlan (14th c.) and world famous Samarkand bazaar – “Siyob”.

Overnight in Samarkand.