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Bukhara Destination Guide

Discover Bukhara in Uzbekistan

Bukhara in the region of Bukhara with its 247,644 habitants is a place located in Uzbekistan - some 272 mi or ( 437 km ) South-West of Tashkent , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Bukhara

Local time in Bukhara is now 02:49 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Samarkand " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mazari Sharif, Balkh, Zagarakyash, Yukarykobdun, and Uzbekon. When in this area, you might want to check out Mazari Sharif . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Bukhara ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



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Ciudad de Bukhara, Uzbekistan. De visita por esta impresionante ciudad. Patrimonio de la Humanidad... Viaje 2006. ..

Bukhara - the holy city Jimsim's photos around Bukhara, Uzbekistan (bokhara camel hair carpets)

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Bukhara - Bazar

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El bazar de los joyeros ..

Bukhara 2009

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Trip to Uzbekistan September 2009, see ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Lyab-i Hauz

Lyab-i Hauz, or Lyab-i Khauz, is the name of the area surrounding one of the few remaining hauz (ponds) that have survived in the city of Bukhara. Until the Soviet period there were many such ponds, which were the city's principal source of water, but they were notorious for spreading disease and were mostly filled in during the 1920s and 1930s.

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Located at 39.77 64.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Uzbekistan, Bukhara, Bukharan Jews

Buxoro Arena

Markaziy Stadium (Bukhoro) is a multi-use stadium in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches of FK Buxoro. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:39.768544|64.425706|type:landmark_scale:3000|||||| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 39.77 64.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Uzbekistan


Bukhara, from the Soghdian βuxārak ("lucky place"), is the capital of the Bukhara Province of Uzbekistan. The nation's fifth-largest city, it has a population of 263,400 (2009 census estimate). The region around Bukhara has been inhabited for at least five millennia, and the city has existed for half that time. Located on the Silk Road, the city has long been a center of trade, scholarship, culture, and religion.

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Located at 39.77 64.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Aga Khan Award for Architecture winners, Bukhara, Bukharan Jews, Cities in Central Asia, Historic Jewish communities, Persian history, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places established in the 1st millennium BC, Populated places in Bukhara Province, World Heritage Sites in Uzbekistan


The title Po-i-Kalyan (also Poi Kalyan), which means "The foot of the Great", belongs to the architectural complex located at the foot of the great Kalyan minaret in Bukhara, Uzbekistan.

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Located at 39.78 64.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bukhara, Mosques in Uzbekistan

The Ark (fortress)

The Ark is a massive fortress located in the city of Bukhara, Uzbekistan that was initially built and occupied around the 5th century AD. In addition to being a military structure, the Ark encompassed what was essentially a town that, during much of the fortress' history, was inhabited by the various royal courts that held sway over the region surrounding Bukhara. The Ark was used as a fortress until it fell to Russia in 1920.

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Located at 39.78 64.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Forts in Uzbekistan

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Bukhara