Featured Arts & Culture Travel Uzbekistan From Tashkent to Samarkand Info Shymkent November 24, 2019 Join Info Shymkent on a two-day trip from Tashkent to Samarkand and discover the old cities of the Silkroad. We went to Uzbekistan to see nice places of Tashkent and Samarkand. The first drive was from Shymkent to Tashkent. Its around 130 km and took around 2 hours (without time at border control). So let’s have a look on our photo Gallery of “From Tashkent To Samarkand”. In Tashkent one of the nice sights of this city is Amyr Temur Park. And close to this park you can visit the Amyr Temur Museum. And when we wanted to go to the hotel, all internet apps and taxis recommended Uzbekistan Hotel in Tashkent. What about quality of this hotel – it’s just Ok. I would like to give to this hotel a 5 out of 10 as a customer. We liked Uzbekistan TV tower very much. It’s really worth to go to this place. You can watch above the Tashkent. It was 2 days trip. We could enjoy the nice places of Tashkent and Samarkand. This one is one of the nice place of Tashkent, park Tashkent Arbat. Here is very much artists selling their masterpieces. After Tashkent we went to Samarkand. The distance between Tashkent and Samarkand is around 310 kilometers and needs about 4 hours and 30 minutes. When we came from Tashkent to Samarkand , we decided to visit mausoleums Amyr Temur, Doniar ata, Imam Al Bukhari. We enjoyed this view from the Garden around the tomb of the former president of Uzbekistan – Islam Karimov. You can see in the center of the Skyline of Samarkand the old mosque of Bibi Khanym. Khidr Mosque of Samarkand and home of the tomb of Islam Karimov. Panorama of Shah-i-Zinda at the main court. This is a main sight of Samarkand. Main street of Shah-i-Zinda. Left and right of the road is one beautiful mausoleum next to another. A mausoleum at Shah-i-Zinda with beautiful cyan and yellow oriental ornaments. Nice view of the mausoleum of Amyr Temur. The front side of Amyr Temur´s Mausoleum. Very much tourists coming to this place to visit Amyr Temur’s Mausoleum. To visit the Mausolem of Imam Al Bukhari we took another drive because the Mausoleum is located in the suburbs of Samarkand. When you’re coming closer to the mausoleum, you can see nice arabic words and beautiful ornaments. It was interesting to go to Imam Al Bukhari’s Mausoleum. Because here is not only a tomb, there is also a nice green garden and mosque around of the tomb. Nice view of the garden at the Imam Al Bukhari’s Mausoleum near Samarkand. Outside of Samarkand. Hazrati David cave. After the long trip we decided to go to a restaurant in Taschkent. Enjoyed the meal like manti and plov. Mmm………… Delicious! And we wathced on TV nice advertising video about Uzbekistan. Here we drinked warm tea, talking about our trip to Tashkent and Samarkand. I hope that you enjoyed the nice photos from our trip.