Walking tour of the historic old Bazaar and city of Bukhara

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Registered on April 29, 2023

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

This  walking tour of Bukhara city will allow you to explore some of the most iconic landmarks and historical sites of this ancient city. 
Here is a suggested itinerary of Bukhara's tour:

 9:00 AM - Start your day with a visit to the Kalyan Minaret, which is one of the most iconic landmarks in Bukhara. Admire the intricate brickwork and learn about the history of this impressive tower.

 9:30 AM - Next, head to the nearby Kalyan Mosque, which is one of the largest mosques in Central Asia. Take in the beautiful architecture and learn about the important role that this mosque has played in the history of Bukhara.

 10 AM - Visit the Ark of Bukhara, a massive fortress that was once the residence of the Emirs of Bukhara. Explore the various courtyards and rooms of the fortress, and learn about the history of this important structure.

 10:30 AM - Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant, where you can sample some of the delicious local cuisine, such as plov or shashlik.

 11 AM - After lunch, visit the Samanid Mausoleum, which is one of the oldest structures in Bukhara and a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. Admire the intricate brickwork and learn about the history of this impressive structure.

 11:30 AM - Next, head to the Chor-Minor, a unique structure that features four minarets of different designs. Learn about the history of this unusual structure and take in the beautiful architecture.

 12:00 PM - Visit the Lyabi-Hauz complex, a popular gathering spot for locals and tourists alike. Take a stroll around the peaceful square and admire the beautiful architecture of the surrounding buildings.

 12:30 PM - End your day with a visit to a local bazaar, where you can shop for souvenirs and handicrafts.

This tour will give you a taste of the rich history and culture of Bukhara, and leave you with unforgettable memories of this ancient city.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Bakhowuddin Nakshbandi Str., Buxoro, ...
    Bakhowuddin Nakshbandi Str., Buxoro, Uzbekistan
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    You will find me near nodir Devon begi madrassah

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    Kolkhoz Bozor
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    Nodir Devonbegi Madrasah
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    Kalon masjidi

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Nikul 28 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Excellent tour and really knowledgeable guide. He knows his stuff. Recommend it and even gives you tips on what to do when you have more spare time and which places according to his knowledge are worth the price and which are a rip off.
Heike 27 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Hugely recommended!
Estrella 25 Sep 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Muy buena experiencia!
Greg 21 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
This was a great walk and really helped me appreciate Bukhara more. Highly recommended!
Christine 19 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Well worth a couple of hours in the company of others especially if you havent done the sights
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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