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Beautiful mosque and minaret in Bukhara

This mosque and minaret are well worth the visit, although it's hard to visit Bukhara and miss... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
nijifrank
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Providence, RI
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Beautiful watch tower both at night and during the day. 47m tall and found in Kalon Square... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
matrix1000
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All reviews tallest building beautiful area call to prayer old city central asia great photos awe inspiring surrounding buildings main mosque wonderful structure silk road lit up at night ancient times lots of history well worth the visit minaret tower
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This mosque and minaret are well worth the visit, although it's hard to visit Bukhara and miss them. We didn't go up the minaret (not sure if it's possible or not) but the mosque is lovely inside and very peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful watch tower both at night and during the day. 47m tall and found in Kalon Square. Outstanding monuments in Bukhara.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank matrix1000
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Excellent photos of this, the Medrassa & the Mosque. All are lit up at night, worth a visit both in the day and evening

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

The great Minaret of the Kalon is a wonderful structure. During day it looks beautiful but the best time to see it is at night.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

A heaven for the eye, mainly in the evening when the lights are on. Superb architecture with the work.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

One of the highest Minarets in Uzbekistan. It is very impressive in its design, which is based on structured decorations in the minaret and less on the use of colorful tiles like the other Minarets. Massive construction. Even more beautiful when lit at night. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

My favorite story was that Ghengis Khan was so impressed that he left it standing when he decimated everything else around it. The square containing the minaret, madrassa, and mosque are the highlight of Bukhara. Near the Ark, easy walk. But Ark is kind of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

A wonderful piece of architecture that survived destruction by being useful to the enemy as a watchtower. It is spectacular by day but part of a fairyland view at night when it is lit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Impressive minaret with a plethora of different brick work. Must visit both during day and night (tower is lit up at night). On a Saturday night you might catch a traditional/ modern folk show in the square in front of the palace, worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

This place is amazing during the days time but the best time for photos is at night time just fabulous colours.

Date of experience: October 2018
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