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One of the highest Minarets in Uzbekistan. It is very impressive in its design, which is based on structured decorations in the minaret and less on the use of colorful tiles like the other Minarets. Massive construction.
Even more beautiful when lit at night. A...More
My favorite story was that Ghengis Khan was so impressed that he left it standing when he decimated everything else around it. The square containing the minaret, madrassa, and mosque are the highlight of Bukhara. Near the Ark, easy walk. But Ark is kind of...More
Impressive minaret with a plethora of different brick work. Must visit both during day and night (tower is lit up at night). On a Saturday night you might catch a traditional/ modern folk show in the square in front of the palace, worth a visit!
The great Minaret was spared destruction when the rest of the city was levelled and it remains a landmark .
It is not open for general tourists ( at least not during our visit) but it was quite enough to enjoy its splendour in the...More