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A lovely, lovely area.

Could have spent the night here, such a beautiful wee spot. I can aonly discribe this as a must... read more

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Phil S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Central square with pond in the middle of old town

The square has a pond in its centre with open-air restaurant alongside the pond. It is facing one... read more

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B. Nakshabandi, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed today

Could have spent the night here, such a beautiful wee spot. I can aonly discribe this as a must do in Bukhara - week ends are best.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The square has a pond in its centre with open-air restaurant alongside the pond. It is facing one of the main madrassahs and has a large pedestrian area running past it

Thank NorbertW
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

In my opinion the monuments of Samarkand are in general more spectacular that Bukhara but overall Bukhara old city is by far more interesting than Samarkand. This is the heart of the city and as such a great place to strong visit historical and religious...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This aera is very beautiful.There are shops cafes reaustrants and Nasreddin Afendi moniment and lots of historical place.

Thank Sehriban H
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Square that comes to life in the evening. People watching is rewarding. We were there towards the end of a festival and everything was alive.

Thank PGIT
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The square has some nice buildings and the pond, although always smelly, with the old trees is actually rather nice, but tourism has taken over and especially at night we found this an eyesore in the otherwise lovely Bukhara. Colored moving lights, loud music, terrible...More

Thank sosthen
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is a swell place for an ice cream, a dinner, a glass of wine and a somsa, or just to stroll by at night when it's filled with locals having a wholesome time with their families — this is the town square and it's really...More

Thank TheBirdsWereHere
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Tourist packed heart of Bukhara. 2 years ago it was more authentic. Now it is a souvenir shop area with hotels on each step. However, there is no decent coffee anywhere. Visit because you can’t really avoid it. Best to visit after sunset, when people...More

Thank Abhay C
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The area is surrounded with lovely little restaurants and close to the Jewish ghetto area. Muslims and Jews lived for centuries side by side. A very pleasant spot to sit under the trees and rest in the shade

Thank Clarky57
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This famous pond is interesting to visit for its historical value of medieval times, but is not as lovely as it could be. The ancient gnarled marvelous mulberry trees are in even worse shape than in 2006 when I last saw them, and seem to...More

Thank M A
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