Bukhara

Bukhara is an ancient oasis city along the fabled Silk Road and it is said that the sun shines up from the city for it is so noble. For centuries it was a center of trade and Islam, earning the title Bukhoro-i-Sharif, or “Noble Bukhara” among Muslims (one of the seven holy cities of Islam).
The city itself boasts impressive architecture and history. It is one of the few places in Central Asia where one can feel the heartbeat of ancient Central Asia. Most of the city remains intact and most of the 250,000 inhabitants are members of families who have lived there for generations upon generations.
The city was founded in the 1st century AD. By the time of its capture by Arabs in the early 8th century, Bukhara had become an important trade and cultural center. It was a leading center of Islamic learning under the Arabs and the Persian Samanid dynasty, which held the city in the 9th and 10th centuries.

Top Tourist Places in Bukhara
Gijduvan

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Gijduvan is known as a shopping city and the center of handicrafts. Gijduvan village mentioned in historical sources from the tenth century. Gijduvan ceramic school is one of the important sightseeinds of the town

Abdul Khaliq al-Ghujdawani Complex
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He was known as the Shaikh of Miracles, One Who Shone Like the Sun, and he was the Master of the high stations of spirituality of his time. He was a Perfect Knower in sufism and accomplished in asceticism.

Rabati Malik Complex
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Caravanserai Rabati Malik is located in the Navoi region along the road Bukhara-Samarkand. In the Middle Ages this area was the piece of the Great Silk Road, leading from Samarkand to Bukhara

Nodir Devonbegi Madrassah
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Description About Welcome to in Bukhara. Here you will find information, view photos and read tourist reviews of in Bukhara. Nodir Devonbegi Madrassah in Bukhara Restaurant This restaurant is located in the courtyard of the Nodir devon-Beghi madrassah.

Bolo Hauz – the Emir’s Mosque
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Bolo-Hauz Mosque, located opposite to the Ark Fortress, is the 17th century mosque and is the only preserved monument in Registan Square. Bolo-Hauz Complex, literally means Mosque of Kids’ Pond, which includes a mosque, minaret and a pool, was a place of prayer for the Emir.

Ismail Samani Mausoleum
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Ismail Samani mausoleum is one of the oldest preserved monuments in Bukhara. This 10th century mausoleum, marks a new era in the development of Central Asian architecture, which was revived after the Arab conquest of the region.

Zindan, Emir’s Prison

Zindan, Emir’s Prison in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. Here you will find information, view photos and read tourist reviews of Zindan jail in Bukhara.

The Ark Fortress (Regional Studies Museum)
The Ark Сitadel in Bukhara, Uzbekistan is a massive fortress was initially built and occupied around the 5th century AD.

Bukhara is an ancient oasis city along the fabled Silk Road and it is said that the sun shines up from the city for it is so noble. For centuries it was a centre of trade and Islam, earning the title Bukhoro-i-Sharif, or “Noble Bukhara” among Muslims (one of the seven holy cities of Islam). The city itself boasts impressive architecture and history. It is one of the few places in Central Asia where one can feel the heartbeat of ancient Central Asia. Most of the city remains intact and most of the 250,000 inhabitants are members of families who have lived there for generations upon generations. The city was founded in the 1st century AD. By the time of its capture by Arabs in the early 8th century, Bukhara had become an important trade and cultural center. It was a leading center of Islamic learning under the Arabs and the Persian Samanid dynasty, which held the city in the 9th and 10th centuries. It later was captured successively by the Qarakhanids and Tatars, and in 1555 it became the capital of an Uzbek emirate.

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