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Welcome to Bukhara
Welcome to respectable and majestic Bukhara

Bukhara is one of the most ancient cities of Central Asia, which is a treasury of historical sights. Here, every building, street and brick breathes history, and time seemed to stop ...

Here you manage to forget about the bustle of the metropolis, plunge into the history and enjoy the views of the centuries-old monuments of architecture. And there are more than 140 of them in Bukhara! The historical center of the city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

  • The age of the respectable and majestic Bukhara is more than 2500 years old. According to legend, the city was founded by the Persian prince Siyavush, to whom the vassal state was given as a wedding gift by the ruler of Samarkand Afrasiab. In the center of the state was erected the fortress "Ark", which was surrounded by settlements of artisans.

    At its time, the city obeyed Alexander the Great, the Arab conquerors and was subjected to destruction by Genghis Khan. Having survived a lot in his lifetime, in 1370 Bukhara became part of the empire of Timur.

    The city was the largest trade center on the Great Silk Road. In his caravan-sheds, merchants from different countries stopped.

    Bukhara reached its peak at the end of the 16th century, during the reign of the Sheibanid dynasty and Ashtarkhanid dynasty. The capital of the Khanate covered most of Central Asia, northern Persia and Afghanistan.

    And in the 19th century the city was considered one of the major religious and cultural centers of the East.


  • The climate of Bukhara is sharply continental. Summer is hot and arid, the temperature reaches 35 ° C and above. Winter is cool, during the day the temperature does not drop below +2.

    Since June, the weather is very hot. Therefore, the main thing that you must put in your suitcase before the summer trip is a sunscreen with a high degree of SPF, a hat or an umbrella (by the way, local women do not go out in the summer without umbrellas), sunglasses and light knitted or cotton clothes.

    When leaving the hotel, do not forget to take water with you. Because of the hot weather – You will always feel thirst.


  • People here are open and sympathetic. Perhaps, it is in Bukhara that you can really appreciate the true Uzbek hospitality. Bukharians can easily give you time, tell about the city and its history, give you tea and even treat you with delicacies. It seems that everyone here knows each other for thousand years.

    The local population speaks more in Tajik, Russian and Uzbek are used less often. Sellers of souvenirs and owners of shops can quite communicate in French or English.


  • images Aircraft of "Uzbek Airlines" make flights to Bukhara:

    from Moscow - 3 times a week
    from St. Petersburg - once a week
    from Tashkent - every day
    You can also get to Bukhara by bullet train from Tashkent.

    Inside the old city, you will not need transport. But you can take a ride on an excursion electric car.

    Taxis outside the old town are easily recognized by the bright yellow color.

  • 54681490_3The richest and almost untouched by time architectural heritage of the ancient eastern land, architectural and cultural monuments, squares, fortresses, ruins of ancient sites - these are real stone pages of history. It was through this city that the Great Silk Road passed, connecting the states of the Near and Middle East with India and China ...

    • Kalyan Minaret
    • Chashma Ayub
    • Poi Kalyan
    • Hamam Kunjak
    • Hamam Bozori Cord
    • Madrassah of Abdullaziz Khan
    • The memorial complex of Bahauddin Naqshband
    • The Mausoleum of Ismail Samani
    • Khoja Abdalhalik Al-Ghizduvani Complex
    • Kalyan Mosque
    • Shrine of Sayyid Amir Kulal
    • Miri Arab Madrassah
    • Mirzo Ulugbek Madrasah
    • Minaret of the Vabkent

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