Samarkand is the second biggest city of Republic of Uzbekistan and among as is age as Rome, Athens and Babylon- more than twenty-five centuries old. Ancient Arabian manuscripts refer to it as the “jewel of the East”, Europeans called it the “The Land of Scientists”. An impressive and beautiful city, Samarkand is the city of legends. When Alexander the Great 1st time saw Samarcand, he exclaimed “ I heard that the city was beautiful but never thought that it could be so beautiful and impressive”.
|Sherdar Medressa, Lions gate|