Registan Square, Samarkand, Uzbekistan


What can you expect:

The Registan on the Registan Square was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid Empire, now in Uzbekistan. The name (Registan) means “sandy place” or “desert” in Persian.

The Square is a real gem located in the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand. It has gained its worldwide fame thanks to the great architectural ensemble that has become a monument of the oriental architecture.

The Registan of Timur’s time was the site for royal proclamations, parades and executions. The monuments now seen around the square were built after his death – but they couldn’t have been built without him.

Photographer: gfs_mizuta


The entrance fee for foreigners for the Registan square is 40,000 sum.

Photographer: falco

Opening hours:

The opening of the Registan are daily:

Monday8am – 7pm
Tuesday8am – 7pm
Wednesday8am – 7pm
Thursday8am – 8:15pm
Friday8am – 7pm
Saturday8am – 7pm
Sunday8am – 7pm

The location:

Sign up now and stay informed.

Leave a Reply