Places to visit in Bukhara – Activities & Attractions

What You Need to Know Before You Go

Bukhara is the seventh-largest city which is located in south-central part of Uzbekistan. The majority of Bukhara citizens speak Tajik, a Persian dialect, as their first language, however Uzbek is widely spoken as a second language. Bukhara was the birthplace of scholar Imam Bukhari and served as the capital of the Samanid Empire, Khanate of Bukhara, and Emirate of Bukhara.

Bukhara was a key stop along the ancient Silk Road, attracting merchants, scholars, and travelers from all corners of the world. With a rich history spanning over 2,000 years, it has been an important center of trade, scholarship, and Islamic culture. The city is renowned for its well-preserved historic architecture, earning it the designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To help you organize your trip, we’ve put together this ultimate Bukhara travel guide, complete with all the important information you need to know before you go.

If you’re planning a trip to Central Asia, don’t miss out captivating city of Bukhara, the ancient city of Uzbekistan. Aside from its architectural wonders, Bukhara offers a glimpse into its rich cultural heritage. We’ll walk you through the biggest sights, cultural places, restaurants, and practical information in our Bukhara travel guide to help you plan your trip.


Bukhara tours will make you experience unforgettable memories and immerse yourself in the captivating history and culture of this ancient Silk Road city. Explore the stunning architecture, vibrant bazaars, and hidden gems with knowledgeable guides. Experience the warmth of Bukhara’s hospitality as you indulge in local cuisine and witness traditional crafts. Let Bukhara Tours be your gateway to an enchanting journey through this timeless Central Asian gem. Our experienced guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for Bukhara and will ensure that you have a memorable and authentic experience. Browse our selection of tours and activities and book your adventure with Bukhara Tours today!

Top Attractions in Bukhara Travel Guide: Must-See Sights in the Uzbek Jewel

Immerse yourself in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, where historical treasures abound. Explore the grand Ark of Bukhara fortress, the iconic Po-i-Kalyan Complex with its minaret and mosque, and the ancient Samanid Mausoleum. Experience the vibrant Lyab-i Hauz Complex, discover the unique Chor-Minor mosque, and delve into the stories of the Ark Citadel. Marvel at the serene Bolo Hauz Mosque and the intricate beauty of the Magoki-Attori Mosque. Don’t miss the bustling Trading Domes, where vibrant bazaars await. Bukhara’s rich heritage and architectural wonders await your exploration.

You can find more detailed information about the places to visit in Bukhara mentioned in the list below.

Chor Minor Madrasah

Unveiling Chor Minor Madrasah: A Hidden Jewel of Bukhara In the enchanting city of Bukhara, a place steeped in ancient history and resplendent architecture, one monument stands as a unique emblem of the city's rich cultural legacy – the Chor Minor Madrasah. This iconic landmark, tucked away in the city's historic heart, captures the fascination [...]

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