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Samarkand was conquered by the Persian Sassanians around 260 AD Under Sassanian rule, the region became an essential site for Manichaeism, and facilitated the dissemination of the religion throughout Central Asia After the Hephtalites (Huns) conquered Samarkand, they controlled it until the Göktürks, in an alliance with the Sassanid Persians, won it at the Battle of Bukhara
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Please arrive 30 min before departure to allow sufficient time for security procedures Where can I buy tickets? You can buy train tickets online via the Uzbekistan Railways website This (or visiting the train station yourself) is the lowest-cost option
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Numerous mosques, medressas and mausoleums (including the tomb of Persian ruler Timur himself, the Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum) are scattered around Samarkand, and its sparkling streets and busy bazaars are truly pleasant to wander through Make sure you visit the Registan at sundown, when the blue desert light casts beautiful glints across the medressas, and once the sun is low enough, a glow of
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