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Chor-Bakr necropolis

6 km west of Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Calamity

As any other cemetery, this place is very calm and has its own charm. It was touched less by... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2017
Mamed A
,
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
beautiful tomb complex

It is definitely worth the journey out of Bukhara to visit this site. Less restored so more... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2016
philipsK7729PY
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Feb 9, 2017
“Calamity”
Jun 19, 2016
“beautiful tomb complex”
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6 km west of Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

As any other cemetery, this place is very calm and has its own charm. It was touched less by "renovators" compared to other cemeteries in the country, e.g. Shah-i-Zinda. Enjoy the beauty far from the main historical sites of Bukhara (approximately 10-15 km away from...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2016

It is definitely worth the journey out of Bukhara to visit this site. Less restored so more authentic that Shakh-i Zinda in Samarkand

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Reviewed December 3, 2015

This area wasn’t on my list of “must-sees” while in Bukhara but thankfully my guide brought me here on my last day in the city. As the final resting place of four direct descendants of the Prophet, it was immediately imbued with a sanctity in...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2015

There were few visitors here when we visited. The necropolis was raised in importance in 1563 when the Shaybanid ruler decided this would be the necropolis for his family and descendants. Many `khazira' were constructed for several family groups. Each is a courtyard surrounded by...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2015

I'd say this is a place worth visiting briefly, because as a whole it creates a certain feeling. But, after all the majestic sites of Bukhara, don't expect one killer monument here. Although...if you can find it...there's an AMAZING shashlik place very close by...

Thank sophoclesj
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Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Chor Bakr necropolis from the 16th century has an ornate gate and a blue dome - hardly remarkable for a country full of ornate gates and blue domes. The gate has a distinct forward tilt when seen from the side - this is said...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is an interesting place with lots of beautiful tombs. Well worth a visit. Lots of beautiful tile work.

Thank Handywoman9
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Situated a few miles outside of Buchara this place was built to house the remains of Abu-Bakr-Said, who died in 971 AD, and who was one of the four of Abu-Bakrs (Chor-Bakr) - descendants of the Prophet Muhammad. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Located in a village 8 miles to the west of Bukhara is this ghost or burial town called Chor Bakr. It was once the was the center of the dervish order of hodzhagon. The descendants of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, the Bakr's were...More

1  Thank HINAWASEEM
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Reviewed October 26, 2011

This place his very historical for Muslim beacuse there are several grave of holy persons.

Thank omidhaka
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