Shah-i-Zinda Ensemble in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: 14 Top Things to Do + A Complete City Guide

Samarkand is one of the most ancient Silk Road cities, and in my opinion – the most remarkable one. Wandering around here, you’ll be mesmerized by all the intricate mosaic tile work, the majestic madrasahs and the glittering minarets. The beauty of this city is absolutely surreal! Here’s a guide on what to do, where to eat, where to stay and more.

a girl standing in front of the ark of bukhara in uzbekistan

14 Top Things to do in Bukhara: Uzbekistan’s Sacred Open-Air Museum

A trip to Uzbekistan wouldn’t be complete without a stop in the holy city of Bukhara. Not only will you find amazingly well-preserved architecture here, but you can also experience a traditional hammam in this town. Here’s a complete city guide with the top things to do during your time here!