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Chor-Minor, Bukhara

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Admire the charm of four elegant towers of Chor-Minor, a historic mosque and madrasa, and part of a World Heritage Site. Completed in 1807 by Turkmen Khalif Niyazkul, these round baked-brick towers feature unique ornamentation and numerous sky-blue tiled domes. Their ornateness represents more of a Hindu style than the rest of Uzbek architecture in Bukhara. Three of them served as storage space, while the fourth one has a staircase leading to the top. Climb that staircase to get a panorama of the city, and stop in the small souvenir shop inside the complex. A visit to Chor-Minor represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bukhara trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Take a taxi tried to go local people you do not know a bit from Le Mée Nord, early anxiety. In the neighborhood the locals barely woke up to find a full standing jogeumahge Mina was disappointed in. Lonely Planet on the cover standing in the blood serum is like having a hugely flattering the where? ... If you look a little bit without any expectations you might be pretty ...
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  • This small but impressive mosque is surely one of the most beautiful places in Bukhara. While its location is hidden in the small and zigzag area its unique blue dome four minaret towers surely will i...  more »
  • It is located in a secluded Street. It's not big and you may be in. But it's nice to have this also. Across the street is a souvenir shop where we cozy have been sitting and have money.
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  • This has been my constant companion through central Asia. The cover photo from Lonely planets excellent guide. The placd sits in a backstreet you could have travelled back in time a few centuries. A shirt walk from the town centre.
  • Very touristy in the ground floor, but you can walk up to the roof and have a nice look around
  • Very interesting and different from the other madrasas. Pity that the houses of the city are completely stuck.
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  • OK
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