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Quite beautiful

The whole complex is fascinating from intricate tiling to the plain white arcades inside the... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
Susanne W
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Cancon, France
Beautiful

This is a very unique and beautiful mosque. The columns inside are so stunning. Better to go in the... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2017
Geminican
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San Jose
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Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

The whole complex is fascinating from intricate tiling to the plain white arcades inside the building - the architect's vision of the play of light and shade was, for me, the most memorable part!

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

This is a very unique and beautiful mosque. The columns inside are so stunning. Better to go in the afternoon when there are less visitors for photo-taking.

Thank Geminican
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

It was build in 713, to the south of the Ark citadel. One of these complexes was burned down by Genghis Khan during the siege of Bukhara, and rebuilt in 1121 by the Karakhanid ruler Arslan-khan. The Kalan minaret is the only one of the...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Allow plenty of time! The whole Po Kalyan complex probably needs a full day to see properly, with the Mosque, Madrassah and the Tower, plus other smaller buildings. The Mosque is a beautiful piece of Islamic Architecture and the inner courtyard is a lovely, peaceful,...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

This is the most impressive plaza in the city, almost as stunning as Samarkand. There’s a lot of history to this place, but you’ll need a guide to tell you everything.

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

One of the key attractions along the Uzbek section of the Silk Routes. Close to the city centre, so take a look at dusk when the light is great.

Thank Des G
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

This mosque is well utilized. The inner facade is so beautiful and like all other monuments in Bokhara, spotlessly maintained. There is great pride amongst the people to look after these ancient buildings. Each of the rooms inside the vast enclave is used by a...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

The mosque stands on the foundations of an 8th century mosque which was destroyed by Genghis Khan and rebuilt in 1514. Inside the are over 200 columns surrounding the courtyard and on the western side is a turquoise tiled dome, of an octagonal shape designed...More

Thank William899
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

While the best medressa award goes to the nearby Mir-i-Arab, the best interior space is undoubtedly the Kalyan Mosque. Big open space with lots of angles for photos. Cheap entrance fee too.

Thank Brogan J
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

We may write different things about this place but first of all we have to say that it is the biggest mosque of the city with possible the richest variety of decorations. You will take some of your best photos Bukhara in this place.

Thank Centasia
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