One-Day Bukhara City Tour

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Lyabi-Hauz ensemble, Magoki-Attori Mosque, Trade Domes, Poi Kalyan Ensemble, Abdulazizkhan Madrasah etc.
  • Bukhara
  • Ark Fortress
  • Trade Domes
  • Poi Kalyan Ensemble
The city of Bukhara was a renowned stop along the Silk Road, famous in ancient times as a center of learning and religious study. Today it’s one of Uzbekistan’s larger cities, drawing curious tourists, Muslim pilgrims and historical scholars from around the world to its well-preserved monuments of ancient culture and civilization.
The One-Day Bukhara City Tour is a great option for visitors who would like to have a well-planned trip to the city’s most significant sights. You’ll be accompanied by a local guide who is knowledgeable in the area’s history, fluent in the local languages, and happy to answer all of your questions along the way.

Tour itinerary

Begin exploring Bukhara on a walking tour with your local guide. Enjoy your private tour of the Old City’s most impressive sights:

  • The Lyabi-Hauz ensemble holds the largest artificial reservoir of medieval Bukhara (14-17th centuries) and includes the Khanaka and Kukeldash Madrassahs (16th century), and the Nadir Divan Beghi Madrassah (16th century).
  • Magoki-Attori Mosque, the oldest mosque in Bukhara (12th century), is considered a masterpiece of Bukharin architecture.
  • Four Trade Domes (15-16th centuries): Toqi Zargaron, Toqi Sarrafon,Toqi Telpak Furushon and Tim Abdulla Khan, where you can join your traveling predecessors in purchasing carpets, jewelry, fabrics, ceramics and other handmade souvenirs inside these domes.
  • Poi Kalyan Ensemble (12-16th centuries), consisting of the Kalyan Minaret, Kalyan Mosque, Amir-Allimkhan Madrasah and Miri-Arab Madrasah. Includes an active madrassah, one of the most esteemed Islamic universities of ancient times and a ‘Tower of Death’ minaret where criminals were formerly executed.
  • Ulugbek Madrasah (15th century) and Abdulazizkhan Madrasah (17th century), these relatively untouched religious schools have remained crudely intact through the passing of time.
  • The Ark Fortress (4th century), the ancient center of Bukharin statehood and currently home to a small museum.
  • Bolo-Khauz Complex, consisting of an artfully decorated 18th century mosque, a minaret and reservoirs that once provided water for the entire city.
  • Samanids Mausoleum (9-10th centuries), the most ancient brick building in Central Asia.
  • Chashma Ayub Mausoleum (Saint Job’s Source, 14th century), once considered a sacred site where a prophet of old caused clear springs of healing water to burst forth from the earth.

End of one-day Bukhara City Tour.
Tour duration: approximately 6 hours

 

Price includes:

  • Private, local guide;
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary.

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