Samarqand
in Samarqand Viloyati, Uzbekistan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
39.654 and 66.960 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 39° 39' 15" and E 66° 57' 34"
Currency and Currency Code:
Som - UZS
Spoken languages:
Uzbek, Russian, Tajik
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:18 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Samarkand
UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:11 am and 8:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Uzbekistan in Central Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Uzbekistan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Uzbekistan. Last Update: 2020-07-05 07:21:14

Delve into Samarqand

Samarqand in Samarqand Viloyati with it's 319,366 habitants is located in Uzbekistan about 163 mi (or 262 km) south-west of Tashkent, the country's capital town.

Current time in Samarqand is now 04:18 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Samarkand with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Samarqand, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Uzbekistan is Samarkand Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 6 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Uzbekistan is Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kitob Shahri, Shahrisabz Shahri, Panjakent, Yakkabog` Shahri and Chiroqchi Shahri. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 18%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 6th of July 2020

29°C (85 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 7th of July 2020

32°C (90 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 8th of July 2020

34°C (93 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Samarkand Superior

Address
0,5 mi
Yalangtush 31
140100 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel President

Address
0,7 mi
53 Shokhrukh Str
703000 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:30 - Checkin: 00:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Emir Han Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
Dagbitskaya 46a
140120 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Samarkand Plaza

Address
1,2 mi
24, Dagbitskaya Street
140100 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Malika Diyora

Address
2,0 mi
Ul. Al' Buhorij 106
140100 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Platan

Address
2,0 mi
Mironshosh 13
140100 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Royal Palace MIXT Royal Palace

Address
0,4 mi
Amir temur 33
140100 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 18:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Malika Prime

Address
0,5 mi
Universitet bulvar, 1/4
140100 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


L'Argamak Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Sulton Muhammad 4
140104 Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Majestic Palace

Address
0,8 mi
32, Bobur Mirzo Street
Samarkand
Uzbekistan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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Published: November 17, 2014
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Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

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Published: October 18, 2013
Length: 56:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Igor Bukhori

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The Silk Road: Unpeeling the Layers of History Lraleigh's photos around Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Published: December 08, 2010
Length: 11:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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Published: April 06, 2010
Length: 42:42 min
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Published: December 20, 2010
Length: 57:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Length: 44:14 min
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Registan

The Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid dynasty, now in Uzbekistan. The name Registan (ریگستان) means "Sandy place" in Persian.

Located at 39.6547, 66.9756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Samarkand, Squares in Uzbekistan, Islamic architecture, Timurid dynasty

Gur-e Amir

The Gūr-e Amīr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane (also known as Timur) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It occupies an important place in the history of Turko-Persian Architecture as the precursor and model for later great Mughal architecture tombs, including Humayun's Tomb in Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra, built by Timur's descendants, the ruling Mughal dynasty of North India. It has been heavily restored.

Located at 39.6483, 66.9689 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Timurid dynasty, Mausoleums in Uzbekistan, 15th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Samarkand

Shah-i-Zinda

Shah-i-Zinda is a necropolis in the north-eastern part of Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Located at 39.6631, 66.9878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Samarkand, Mausoleums

Bibi-Khanym Mosque

Bibi-Khanym Mosque is a famous historical Friday mosque in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, whose name comes from the wife of 14th-century ruler, Amir Timur.

Located at 39.6606, 66.9792 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
15th-century architecture, Mosques in Uzbekistan, Buildings and structures in Samarkand,

Dynamo Samarkand Stadium

Dynamo Samarkand Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Dynamo Samarkand. The stadium holds 12,500 people.

Located at 39.6718, 66.9657 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Uzbekistan, Buildings and structures in Samarkand, Sports venues built in the Soviet Union

Afrasiyab (Samarkand)

Afrasiyab (Afrosiyob) is an ancient site of northern Samarkand, Uzbekistan, that was occupied from c 500 BC to 1220 AD. Today, it is a hilly grass mound located near the Bibi Khanaum Mosque. Afrasiyab is the oldest part and the ruined site of the ancient and medieval city of Samarkand. It was located on high ground for defensive reasons, south of a river valley and north of a large fertile area which has now became part of the city of Samarkand.

Located at 39.6714, 66.9878 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Uzbekistan, Samarkand


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Samarkand, Samarqand, سمرقند, Самарканд, Samarkando, Samarkanda, Samarcanda, Samarcande, סמרקנד, SKD, サマルカンド, 사마르칸트, Samarkandas, Semerkant, Semerqend, 撒马尔罕, 撒馬爾罕