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Apposite Miri Arab Madrasah which is still used so you cannot get in but POI Kalyan is open to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Funda
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London
The beating heart of Old Bukhara

The Poi Kalyon square is the star in the Bukhara sapphire and the visual high point (both literal... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adele M
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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Apposite Miri Arab Madrasah which is still used so you cannot get in but POI Kalyan is open to visitors.

Thank Funda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Poi Kalyon square is the star in the Bukhara sapphire and the visual high point (both literal and metaphorical) of the city's skyline. The name, that means "at the foot of the Great" is derived from its place at the foot of the Minaret...More

Thank Adele M
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This beautiful mosque in the best complex is Bukhara is a great oasis of beauty and tranquility with great details and architectural details inside. Fantastic

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 14 June 2018

It was the most important attraction in Bukhara. Although it has more than 1400 years of history, buildings were still well maintained and in use nowadays. Besides, it could be very amazing in the early morning late evening for people to see the sun rise...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The tree grown in the middle of its courtyard and the Minaret of Kaylan just outside its perimeter are only two of the singular details related to this old mosque. Enjoy Your sunset here and remember all the shades You'll be able to get.

Thank Davide T
Reviewed 20 January 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!

Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 20 December 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
Reviewed 15 December 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

Thank Nirav D
Reviewed 16 November 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

Thank Queenscout
Reviewed 11 November 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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