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Moschea Bolo-khauz

Registan square, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Beautiful Exterior and don't miss the Heavenly Interior

Bolo Khauz Mosque's entry way is a superb example of the wood carving prowess for its pillars and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
M A
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Pleasanton, California
Bolo

Across from the Ark Fortress is the Moschea Bolo-Khauz or Friday Mosque, which is another unique... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JGDynamo
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Halifax Region, Canada
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Registan square, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed yesterday

Bolo Khauz Mosque's entry way is a superb example of the wood carving prowess for its pillars and the amazing ceiling painting skills of Bukharan craftsmen. The interior is truly heavenly: it is more simply but strikingly decorated and so serene that most of the...More

Thank M A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Across from the Ark Fortress is the Moschea Bolo-Khauz or Friday Mosque, which is another unique building in the city of Bukhara. The wooden pillars are a lovely touch and stand out in a world of mud-clay pillars and mosaics (which are beautiful too) but...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I loved the wooden pole outside. The interior has been completely restored, though it was the portico that did it for me.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is right across street from the main gate of Bukhara fortress. You may enter into the mosque for a quick look. You must wear modest dress and remove your shoes in order to enter. This place is full of history, so would be better...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Built in 1712 , in front of the Ark citadel in the Registan district . It served before the unification with Bolshevik Russia (1920) as a Friday mosque (main mosque) where the emir of Bukhara came to pray

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Somewhat unpromising on first glance the Bolo Hauz proved to be a real treasure. The wonderful Islamic architecture within the Mosque with its restrained blue and white colour scheme and a truly ethereal atmosphere silenced the usually tumultuous crowds into quietly absorbing the astonishingly beautiful...More

Thank Queenscout
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

place nice architect To my view its is must when you visit Bukhara do visit inside alsoIts is really for archiectul and history lovers

Thank Keyur M
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I found this to be the most impressive building in Bhukara. The structure with the carved wooden columns is unique and gives an air of nobility. Unfortunately, we came on a Friday during prayers which did not allow use to see the inside, which we...More

Thank wvzjxq
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This must see mosque is a masterpiece of architecture with its wooden pillars in front of it. Beautifully decorated at the outside and even more in the inside. Go there!!

Thank Klaas S
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Definitely the center and a must site to visit which is important to the politics and trade to this ancient city that had controlled the silk road for a considerable period of time. A good place to imagine the buzzling activities here few hundreds of...More

Thank Eric L
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