Bukhara Attractions

Bukhara Attractions

Bukhara Attractions Overview

Uzbekistan has many of the holy places and notable pilgrimage centres with mesmerizing architectural sights. Bukhara attractions allow you to enjoy most of the Muslim world and also ancient Islamic culture and heritage. You can find the highest minarets and also ark fortress of the local rulers while in Uzbekistan Tours.

Bukhara Attractions
Bukhara Attractions
Bukhara Attractions

Places To Visit In Bukhara

The Mausoleum Chashma-Ayub: Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum is located near the Samani Mausoleum, in Bukhara. Its name means Job's well, due to the legend in which Job visited this place and made a well by striking the ground with his staff. The water of this well is still pure and is considered healing.

Chor-Minor Madrasah: , Chor Minor, alternatively known as the Madrasah of Khalif Niyaz-kul, is a historic gatehouse for a now-destroyed madrasa in the historic city of Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It is located in a lane northeast of the Lyab-i Hauz complex. It is protected as a cultural heritage monument. This is one of the Bukhara Tourist Attractions.

Mausoleum of the Samanids: The Samanid mausoleum, built in the 10th century is located in the North-Western part of Bukhara, just outside its historic center. The mausoleum is considered one of the iconic examples of the early Islamic architecture and is known as the oldest funerary building of the Central Asian architecture. It is one of the important Bukhara Sights.

Bolo-House Mosque: Bolo Haouz Mosque is a rectangular shaped historical mosque in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list along with the other parts of the historic city. It served as a Friday mosque. Thin columns made of painted woods were added to the frontal part.

Kalyan Mosque: The Kalyan Moaque is an Islamic religious complex located around the Kalan minaret in Bukhara. The Kalan minaret is known more properly as Grand Minaret. It is also known as the Tower of Death because for centuries criminals were executed by being thrown from the top.

Some of the other Bukhara attractions which you can visit as per Uzbekistan Travel Guide are:

  • Memorial complex Bahouddin Naqshbandi

  • Architectural ensemble Lyabi-Hauz

  • Complex Poi-Kalyan

  • Nekropolis Chor-Bakr

  • Magoki-Attori Mosque

  • Ark Citadel

  • Architectural Complex Khoja Zaynutdin

  • Namazgoh Mosque

  • Gozien Madrasah

  • Sitorai-Mohi Hosa Palace

  • Khanaka Faizabad

  • The Bukhara Art-Architectural Museum-Reserve

  • Seven sacred Sufis of Bukhara

  • Paikend settlement

  • Khoja Gaukushan Ensemble

  • Abdulaziz Khan Madrasah

Getting To Bukhara: Bukhara is connected by high-speed train to Samarkand and Tashkent. Getting from Bukhara to Khiva still involves a long six-hour drive through the desert. Most tour operators avoid this by offering a night train from Samarkand or flights from and to Tashkent.

Restaurants In Bukhara: While in Bukhara you get an opportunity to taste the loacal food, there are many good Restaurants in Bukhara. Some of them are;

  • Minzifa

  • Saroy

  • Chinar Chaikhana

  • Bella Italia and many more.

Bukhara attrations are the most famous holy and pilgimage places in Uzbekistan because Bukhara is called the Mecca of Uzbekistan. You can join one of the tour package with Euroasia Travels.

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