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Gur Emir Mausoleum

Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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The grave of Timur, built in 1404.
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“resting place” (11 reviews)
“green jade” (5 reviews)
“gur emir” (8 reviews)
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"resting place"
in 11 reviews
"green jade"
in 5 reviews
"gur emir"
in 8 reviews
"buried here"
in 9 reviews
"second world war"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 6 reviews
"golden ceiling"
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"home town"
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"great leader"
in 3 reviews
"architectural style"
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"foreign tourists"
in 2 reviews
"historical place"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful tile work"
in 3 reviews
"no doubt"
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"late afternoon"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Gur Emir Mausoleum in Samarkand is hard to miss if you spend any amount of time in the city. Strong imposing structure, it is often covered by tourists but is worth seeing even with the mobs of people, take a tour as we did...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful site. Has to be seen in person to appreciate its full beauty and size. Easy walking around.

Thank crnamom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside is beautiful, but wait till you see the inside. The architecture and decorations.: the gold and blue ceilings and walls - it truly is stunning.

Thank Janman2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the mausoleum. It has beautiful tiles on the exterior. The interior is stunning, decorated with gold. Tamerlaine’s remains lie in a green jade casket, just amazing! There is a cute little souvenir shop at the back of the mausoleum, down a short flight...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an wonderful place. Don't miss is this sample of high quality art. Visit it early in the morning.

Thank Σοφια Κ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from Bukhara it was amazing to see the fantastically decorated buildings of Samarkand - very beautiful and impressive. Recommended!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to see it in Samarkand. Very typicall Uzbekistan building. You have to take a good guide, to learn more about the history of this płace.

Thank Aldona D
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

You find here Tamerlan's and his sons' tombs in a really enchanting context. Buried here also the great astronomer Ulugh Bek and Mir Sayyid Baraka, the Tamerlan's Master. Max. 1,5/2 hours to visit this site. Simply reachable by taxi fm city centre, ask for "Gur-e...More

Thank Davide T
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We went here late afternoon, sat there as the low sun's glow struck the caskets of Ulug Beg (Tamerlane's grandson and extraordinary astronomer), Tamerlane, Tamerlane's teacher, and a few others. If you circle back at night, you'll see the magnificent blue-glazed dome lighted up against...More

Thank 2017myra
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Similar to many mausoleum and Mosque of the region, the post restored mausoleum maintains its grand scale and historic importance and the stories of no disturbance of the rested soil (the day after the opening of the discovered tomb of the khan led to the...More

Thank Maryann T
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