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Must see in Bukhara

A simple old and architecturally and historically significant structure with beautiful decoration... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sosthen
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Ismail Samanid Mausoleum

Not a mosque this time, but a Mausoleum, well worth a visit, and regularly visited by locals to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
368stephenn
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M. Ashrafi Street, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A simple old and architecturally and historically significant structure with beautiful decoration. Very worthwhile.

Thank sosthen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not a mosque this time, but a Mausoleum, well worth a visit, and regularly visited by locals to pray. This building is well maintained and set in the centre of a lovely park Free entry

Thank 368stephenn
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Ismail Samanid Mausoleum in Bukhara is one of the most beautiful mausoleums we have ever seen. Not necessarily the flashiest by any means but for intricate beauty, “severely centric composition” which is so impressive and all set in a very peaceful surrounding. Inside the...More

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Best to have a guide or you are likely not to know what you are seeing. This place that is very small gets crowded so an early morning visit might be best.

Thank YpsilantiFoodie
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This was the first place we visited as we began our tour around Bukhara. This is the oldest building and has such beautiful and mesmerizing architecture. Must see ! It is good to have a guide all through the trip - so one learns more...More

Thank 123MmJj123
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Park built in Soviet-era on a former cemetery named after a famous Russian statesman. Pros: -Plenty of pathways -Ismail Samanid Mausoleum - 1,000 years old. -Amusement rides - I enjoyed the big wheel and oculus rift VR. -Boating lake. -Metal handicraft played produced and for...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I can understand and appreciate the complexity and delicacy of the mausoleum back in centuries ago how architects able to build the tomb supporting heavy layers of concrete cement walls without using any nails and with the mausoleum able to withheld severe weather for centuries.

Thank Maryann T
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

First place we visited with our guide in Bukhara and story is significant being the oldest building in town. Very nice brick work and unique.

Thank jwhitehouse
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Reached through not the most auspicious of surroundings but watch it appear through the surrounding trees. It is an absolute 'must-see' for the earliness of its construction and for the amazing intricacy and beauty of the brickwork. The longer you look, the more you see!

Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The brick work reminded me of Khiva; very different to what you will see in Samarkand. Located in a rather garish fun park. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank scmp79
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