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Bukhara City Map

Located on a sacred hill top, Bukhara is one of the oldest cities of Uzbekistan. A lot has been mentioned about the city of Bukhara in the holy book of "Avesto". The actual meaning of Bukhara is "vihara", which means monastery in the Sanskrit language.

Bukhara Attractions
The narrow paved street, green parks and ornate historical buildings are the major attractions of the city. The city boasts of 350 mosques and colleges.

  • Djami Mosque, Bukhara

    Built in the 18th century the mosque looks like a four pillared garden. The mosque is considered very sacred and visited on every special occasion.

  • Samanids Mausoleum

    The mausoleum in Bukhara is world famous and built as a family tomb after the death of the father of Ismail Samani. The facades and the interior of the mausoleum are beautiful decorated and it has a semi spherical dome placed on a cube.

  • Chor - minor

    Chor minar is an unusual monument and it actually means four minarets. Built by Niyazkul, Chor Minar is a part of a big madrassah.

  • Poi-Kalyan Ensemble

    Poi-Kalyan is actually the base of the Kalyan minaret. It has four main monuments in it namely the Kalyan mosque, Mini-Arab Madrassah, Kalyan minaret and Amir-Allimkhan Madrassah.
Bukhara Accommodation
Burkha is one of the most important tourist attractions in Uzbekistan and a number of hotels have sprung up offering great service to the guests. The main Bukhara hotels are
  • Amelia Boutique
  • Zargaron
  • Caravan
  • Emir Bed and Breakfast
  • Salom Inn
  • Asia Bukhara
  • Bukhara Palace
  • Sasha & Son
  • Omar Hayam
  • Malika
Tourists coming to Uzbekistan should visit Bukhara for once.

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