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Arc Citadel

Bukhara, Uzbekistan
+998 65 224 38 53
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Make sure to climb to the overlook if you are able

Stunning view from the watchtower - overlook. Some of the better souvenir kiosks located here - I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colleen587
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Duluth, Minnesota
View from the top is worth the effort

Impressive citadel but the view from the top (if allowed to enter the area) is beautiful. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PGIT
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New Hyde Park, New York
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“great game” (4 reviews)
“local guide” (2 reviews)
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Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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+998 65 224 38 53
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"great game"
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"local guide"
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"lots of history"
in 2 reviews
"throne room"
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"silk road"
in 3 reviews
"old town"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"central asia"
in 2 reviews
"walls"
in 19 reviews
"parts"
in 5 reviews
"court"
in 4 reviews
"site"
in 6 reviews
"residence"
in 3 reviews
"fortifications"
in 2 reviews
"coronation"
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"ark"
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"century"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning view from the watchtower - overlook. Some of the better souvenir kiosks located here - I saw metal plate carving demonstration

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive citadel but the view from the top (if allowed to enter the area) is beautiful. The structure is well maintained.

Thank PGIT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hate to be the naysayer here, but the ark is overrated. It looks so impressive from the outside, but after the tour I was left with a feeling of "That's all there is?" I expected a gigantic palace inside with lots of exhibits, but...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

These walls really seem the ones depicted into the fairy-tales books. Just go for a walk around them and breathe this enchanted atmosphere...

Thank Davide T
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I love Bukhara. This place is a little different. It is a fort that tells a story of cruel and powerful rulers, executions and places of learning. It is an interesting place. Lots of archeological finds, lots of ancient rulers’ history. Much to see.

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

A truly Middle Ages fortress full of historic evidence and reconstruction. Hot and interesting, the right place to go

Thank YuriyR
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a must see. Numerous small exhibits in rooms are of varied quality and may not interest everyone, but the building itself is impressive...as indeed it was meant to be..

Thank YpsilantiFoodie
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Impressive and massive. Restoration is very beautifully done and one can have the view of the whole city from the higher floor. Picture perfect for photos ! :-) Local guide required to understand the story behind each monument and museum.

Thank 123MmJj123
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The historical buildings and rooms inside the fortress are worth a visit. Although, one would need a local guide to explain everything. The guiding inside is not well organised.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Pros: Ramp entrance. Views from walls over party of the city. Mosque - with calligraphy koran. The Throne Room - Dress up as an emir for a photo - 5,000SUM. Cons: -Grim toilet - hole in ground. -Too much tourist tat. Notes: Camel sitting outside...More

Thank jonotennis
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