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Hisor Fortress, Hisor

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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2.9/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
Explore the fortified residence of the rulers of the Emir of Bukhara at Hisor Fortress, a well-preserved 16th-century fort perched on a hilltop amid mountains. With an impressive pointed entrance arch flanked by two round, bunker-like towers, the fort surveys a strategic area. Climb its walls and explore its niches for canons and guns, and enjoy the panoramic views of the nearby town and market. Explore numerous pavilions made of baked brick. Shrouded in myth and linked with many legends, the area is said to have been occupied by Cyrus the Great and Caliph Ali. Some 4.5 km (3 mi) from Hisor and 27 km (17 mi) west of Dushanbe, the area offers good opportunities for hiking. With our custom trip planner, Hisor attractions like Hisor Fortress can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Less than a hour drive out of Dushanbe, this grand and impressive reconstructed fortress is definitely not to be missed. Once the former capital of Eastern Bukhara Province. The site has two18-19 cent...  read more »
  • The entrance gate is nicely (maye even overly) restored, and gives an impession on how grand this fort and city once was. Its also nice to have a stroll on the outer walls. 
  • Quite an interesting fortress. It can be seen, of course, much restored. From the walls of the fortress are opened very interesting species. Have not regretted that visited.
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