The square was created from the 15th to the 17th century, when it achieved its final appearance.
Registan square was the center of Samarkand. The square consists of three madrasahs: Ulugh Beg Madrasah (15th century), Sher-Dor Madrasah (17th century) and Tilla-Karı Madrasah (17th century).
Today, this monument of Samarkand architecture is one of the main attractions of the city. And in 2001, the Sherdor madrasa was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Access : Coordinates: 39.654722, 66.975556 /
- Registan was the center of medieval Samarkand. It consisted of three large madrasahs: Ulugbeg madrasa, founded by Ulugbeg in 1420. – Sher-Dor Madrasah , which was completed in 1636 by the Shaybanid emir, and was a copy of Ulugeg’s madrasa. – Tilya-Kori Madrasah ,The Tilla Kari madrasa was built in 1646-1660 on the site of an old caravanserai from the time of Ulykbek.
- Ulugeg’s observatory was built in 1420 and had the largest sextant ever built, whose arc was 63 meters.
Go next : Bibi-Hanum Mosque / Shah-i-Zinda / Chorsu trading dome / Gur-e-Amir , a mausoleum of the conqueror Timur -also known as Tamerlane. / Shah-i-Zinda , a necropolis in the north-eastern part of Samarkand, Uzbekistan.