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Travelling the Silk Road to Bukhara

April 14th, 2010

Bukhara is the capital of the Bukhara Province near the Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan border and located on the Silk Road which connects the most important trade points of the Asian Continent.

Bukhara which today is part of Uzbekistan used to carry the name Sogdania as part of this mighty Asian empire. The Silk Road ran all the way to Europe to trade it's most precious product; chinese silk.

Uzbekistan rugs and carpets in Bukhara Uzbekistan rugs and carpets..

A lot of tourists enjoy travelling along the Silk Road to rediscover these ancient chinese commercial centres which now belong to countries like Uzbekistan.

Bukhara has a beautiful historical centre and a lot of people travelling to Uzbekistan, make sure they visit the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque.

This mosque is the most important touristic attraction in Bukhara and an important place of worship for the Uzbekistan people. The Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque has two blue domes of the medressa which are beautifully tiled and stand out in the centre of Bukhara.

Thanks to the beauty of mosques like the Mir-i Arab madrasah the historic city centre of Bukhara has been listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and the city has become a popular travel destination of travellers in Uzbekistan.

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Travel Tips for Bukhara Province Uzbekistan:

Where to stay in Bukhara Province: We stayed at the Amelia Hotel which is located near the central part of Bukhara, Lyabi Hauzis.

What to do in Bukhara Province: Visit the mosques of the historical centre of Bukhara.

Where to eat in Bukhara Province: -

Travel Pictures of Bukhara Province, Uzbekistan

  • Photos of the historical centre of Bukhara, Uzbekistan Photos of the historical centre of Bukhara, Uzbekistan
  • Uzbekistan rugs and carpets in Bukhara Uzbekistan rugs and carpets in Bukhara
  • Pictures of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara, Uzbekistan Pictures of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara, Uzbekistan
  • Bukhara on the Silk Road in Uzbekistan Bukhara on the Silk Road in Uzbekistan
  • Entrance of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara Entrance of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara
  • The Blue Domes and gate of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara, Uzbekistan The Blue Domes and gate of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara, Uzbekistan
  • Photos of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara, Uzbekistan Photos of the Mir-i Arab madrasah Mosque in Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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Bukhara Province Weather

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39 °C | 102.2 °F

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Name: Alfonso
Age: 34-41
Travel type: Couples vacation

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Travelling the Silk Road to Bukhara
Continent: Middle East
Country: Uzbekistan
City: Bukhara Province
Period: Oct 2009
Lenght of stay: -
Views: 2456

Travel Review

Liked: The mystery and history of the Silk Road, the beauty of the centre of Bukhara.
Disliked: It was a bit clowdy and
Trip Rating: Good

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