Samarkand is a city of legends & capital of Timur's empire.

Samarkand (the capital of Sogd) is the heart of the Great Silk Road, the city of legends, the crossroads of cultures, the arena of world events, the pearl of the Islamic world, the capital of the Timurid Empire.

"Rome of the East", "City of Saints", "Eden of the East", and other epithets, historians, poets, thinkers and various outstanding personalities of all times honoured the fabulous miracle city of Samarkand.

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Samarkand, a city in the east-central part of Uzbekistan and more than 2750 years old, is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia, the same age as Rome and Athens.

Samarkand was a model of genuine oriental hospitality; several nationalities easily coexisted in it. In ancient history, Samarkand was known as the capital of the old state of Sogdiana, described as early as the 5th century. BC e. in the holy book of Zoroastrianism, the Avesta.

Samarkand noted under the name of Marakanda in the writings of Roman and Greek historians and biographers about Alexander the Great.

Great Silk Road passed through incredible Samarkand in the east to China, west to Persia, and south to fabulous India.

At one time, Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great, Amir Temur (Tamerlane), famous travellers Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta inscribed their names in the city's history.

Samarkand has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List as a Crossroads of Cultures since 2001.

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