Your complete guide to places to go in Bukhara including top sightseeing places in Bukhara, as well as restaurants in Bukhara, hints on shopping in Bukhara, tourist attractions in Bukhara, sports, parks and more. Bukhara is one of Central Asia’s oldest cities, full of stunning mosques and medrassahs, and a historic center that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is home to the most skilled artisans, 15th century medrassahs, teahouses, and spice markets. It is also known as a “town museum” with over 140 architectural monuments.
Bukhara is one of the oldest cities of the Central Asia with a thousand years of history. It is also considered as the holiest place of the region. The historic center of Bukhara contains numerous mosques, madrassahs and caravanserais, and has been listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. Old city with its astounding monuments, living quarters with labyrinths, hospitable people and tempting offers of merchants make Bukhara as one of the highlights of your trip to Uzbekistan. You will find here very unique sights of the region, from the first Friday mosque built in Central Asia to the Palace of the Last Emir of Bukhara.
Bukhara probably has not changed much in two centuries. Many sightseeing places of Bukhara are located in the old part of the city and you will need at least two days to look around. There are also many religious places around Bukhara , approximately 30 kms far from the city.