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One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
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One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00
 
One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00

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Shopping complex

The best shopping is a few blocks from the Lyabi Hauz Plaza. The historic buildings in this large complex have been converted to shops with mostly high quality merchandise. My favorite was the...
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JessieLang
Aug 27, 2014

Selected dealers

The streets of Bukhara may be lined with beautiful new suzani and silk scarves but find your way in to the handful of shops selling antique textiles and other heirloom pieces and you have found the...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 07, 2012

Traditional woven textiles

Uzbek textiles are not confined to suzanis -beautiful as they are. A bit harder to find - and certainly not available in the same quantity - are the wonderful woven textiles that are such an...
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TheWanderingCamel
Jan 18, 2012

Everywhere!

Suzanis - the traditional large embroidered wall-hangings from Bukhara -are regarded as some of the finest handwork of this kind in the world and the choice is truly bewildering. Typically they are...
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TheWanderingCamel
Jan 18, 2012

Silk Road Spices

In the Tok-i-Zargaron or Jewellers’ Trading Dome is this wonderful stall selling spices and herbs. The smell that wafts towards you as you approach is truly enticing, and the display a photographer’s,...
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toonsarah
Apr 04, 2011

General shopping around Lyabi Hauz

There are lots of shops around Lyabi Hauz and some of them are also open till late.Many nice things are available but you need to bargain.Same stuff can be half price at the next shop. Local crafts by...
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Nuclei
Feb 24, 2008
 
 
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Tak-i Sarafon

Tak-i Sarafon is the Bazaar of the Moneychangers. In formers days peopl of Indian origin had their shops here, where they changed money. This was quite important as Bukhara was a center of...
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nepalgoods
Oct 03, 2007

Old Town

In many shops there are souvenirs sold. Carpets, ceramics, hats and more are sold everywhere. The people are friendly, just try to earn their living. Some things are very special and typical like this...
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nepalgoods
Oct 03, 2007

several

In the Tok-i-Tilpak Furushon (Cap-Makers’ Trading Dome) there are several blacksmiths’ stalls, selling the traditional Bukharan scissors in the shape of a stork and other birds. Not all are of the...
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toonsarah
Aug 23, 2007

Caravanserai Nughay

Just west of the Tok-i-Sarrafon or Money Changers’ Bazaar is this attractive looking caravanserai which now, inevitably, houses a number of handicraft and souvenir shops. We didn’t buy anything on our...
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toonsarah
Aug 23, 2007

Tok-i-Tilpak Furushon

In ancient times domed Bazaar buildings were erected over all improtant crossroads in Bukhara. Some of them are still in use today. The doors are all so wide that camels and horse carriages could...
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lotharlerch
Jul 22, 2006

Bukhara's farmers' market

Fresh fruit in glowing piles is probably the thing you're most likely to buy here at Bukhara's Farmer's Market. Cherries, apricots, greengages and peaches in early summer, figs, grapes, pears,...
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TheWanderingCamel
Sep 20, 2005

In front of Kalon mosque

In front of the Kalon mosque and Mir-i-arab medresa there a lots of girls and boys trying to sell handicrafts to the tourists. They usually speak perfect english, and some also german. Maybe you'll...
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Elenoide
Mar 28, 2005

Taki-trade domes

We can say about these domes that they are souvenir shops, you can find there everything you need, from past times things till the most modern ones. You can get there wonderful bags made by local...
Rumiya
Aug 17, 2004

Top Hotels in Bukhara

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63 Eshoni Pir Street, old town
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Eshoni Pir 3
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N. Husainova #7, Bukhara, 705000, Uzbekistan
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8 Navoi Street, Bukhara, 705016, Uzbekistan
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Nakshbandi Bukhara, 73, Bukhara, 705000, Uzbekistan
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4, Sarrafon Street
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Top Things to Do in Bukhara

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Ark - Bukhara Fortress

Today the Ark is entered from the austere and forbidding western façade. Originally a second, southern Kalon Gate gave direct access to the Friday Mosque. The present gateway built in 1742 consists of...
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Lab-i Hauz

The Lyabi Hauz (“Around the Lake”) plaza has a large pond—the only one remaining of the original 114. The ponds were fed by canals and were the city’s drinking water. No washing or swimming was...
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Kalyan Minaret

The minaret was, of course, built to provide the call to prayer, a giant Islamic exclamation mark to overshadow the faithful. Four fit muezzins would sound the call and a forest of over 200 minaret...
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Char Minar - Chor Minor

Hidden away down some back streets to the east of the Lyab-i-Khauz, the quaint little building known as the Chor Minor (Four minarets) is neither a minaret nor a mosque. Nor is it particularly old, at...
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Ismail Samani Mausoleum

The 1000 year old tomb is a sacred site for several reasons. Originally, the tombstone had 2 openings, one where anxious pilgrims would place their questions, dilemmas and donations, and another where...
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Kalân Mosque

Built to house the entire male population of the city during its main weekly namaz prayer, it is not only one of the most ancient mosques in Central Asia, it is also the second biggest, with an...
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TheWanderingCamel

"Bukhara the Noble,"
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toonsarah

"… the beauty of the Spirit"
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nepalgoods

"Bukhara - The Noble"
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Rumiya

"This city takes your breath away..."
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josephescu

"Buhkara & the Holy Trade"
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