Best Things To Do in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Samarkand.

Samarkand may not be as popular as other cities in Uzbekistan, but don’t let that fool you. Samarkand is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Samarkand.

If you have plans to visit Uzbekistan and are not sure if Samarkand should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Samarkand and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Samarkand

Here is the list of things to do in Samarkand and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Registan

    4.8 (57 Votes)

    Religious Site, Educational Site, Architecture

    Address: Registan St, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

    If you are interested in historical culture then, this is the place for you to visit. The Registan was a public square, where people gathered to hear royal proclamations, heralded by blasts on enormous copper pipes called Dzharchis-a place of public executions. You will see breathtaking Islamic architectural monuments called madrasahs (Islamic ...Read more
  2. Ulugh Beg Observatory

    4.4 (55 Votes)
    Ulugh Beg Observatory


    Address: Tashkent Rd, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

    Ulugh Beg Observatoryis an astronomical observatory located in Uzbekistan. This famous observatory was established in 1420 by the famous astronaut Ulugh Beg. According to the scholars, this observatory is one of the finest and beautiful creations of the Islamic World. This place was destroyed in the year 1449 and reconstructed again in 1909, sin...Read more
  3. Bibi Khanym Mosque

    4.6 (58 Votes)
  4. Afrasiab

    4.9 (54 Votes)
  5. Samarkand Airport

    3.9 (196 Votes)
  6. Shah-i-zinda Ensemble

    4.8 (14 Votes)
    M-37, Samarqand, Uzbekistan
  7. Samarkand, Uzbekistan
  8. Siab Bazaar

    4.4 (14 Votes)
    Bibikhonim Str., Samarqand, Uzbekistan
  9. Ulug'bek madrasasi, Registon ko'chasi, Samarqand, Uzbekistan