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Mirzo Khait St, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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All reviews massive walls registan square panoramic view of the city on display slave market small mosque well worth the effort quick visit worth seeing interesting history great game ramp court stables grandeur government galleries
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior of this structure is its finest point, but the interior was a disappointment. There were no grand rooms to view, but rather a series of small museums. Some of the artifacts in these were interesting, but none of the rooms were lit and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NapierAro
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This was a great place to visiti as there were some great displays inside the fortress. You needed a fair time here as there is lots to look at.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Ark Citadel, the ancient fortress and seat of government for the Emirate of Bukharafor over one thousand years, and now a collection of museums and mosques.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TatianaStPete
Reviewed September 25, 2018

In case you're getting Ark-ed out by now, this one is worth a visit as there's more to see and more stories to hear than in some of the other Uzbekistan Ark's!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ann M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I was impressed by the big walls that sorround the citadel. There are some interesting places to see inside [that are another points of interest] but the walls I liked the best.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marekp59
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The very old Ark citadel pre dates the majority of the rest of Bukhara landmarks and in some ways it reminds me to Agra Fort but in Sandy colours and by far much more quieter and relaxed so much nicer to visit even if not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The Ark has a lot to offer, many architecturally and historically interesting details, some small museums, you can even dress up as a Ruler if you’re into that kind of touristic stuff. It’s very pleasant and from the many terraces you get a nice view...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sosthen
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A vast remnant of an important historic site. My wife enjoyed a brief camel ride in the coutyard. One a can sit in a reporduction of the imporial throne.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CintiKidCincinnati
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Ancient citadel where the great game was played out. Two British officers were imprisioned here for several years and were eventually executed. The ark was damaged by earthquakes and the walls are still not destroyed.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Clarky57
Reviewed May 22, 2018

this visit to the Ark Fortress is a highlight of the Uzbekistan trip, both for the amazing sights, and also the very friendly uzbek people who are also wishing and genuinely want to have their photos taken with us and other westerners

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lewis H
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