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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMinzifa Hotel Bukhara
gorgeous, thats all i can say. If you get a chance to stay here then you have a wonderful tour operator. My room was huge! Beautiful decor. Walking distance to the old city. Only downer....toillet didnt flush very well.
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... decided to use it on the front cover of their most recent "Central Asia" edition. From there we wandered through many more medressas which, as beautiful as they may be, are beginning to merge into one a little - just as temples in South East Asia or pagodas in China start to eventually. Along the way we passed what is (and always has been) the focal point of the city - the Lyabi Haus pool. As an oasis city surrounded by desert, Bukhara has often had issues ...
... vied for dominion and influence in the region right up to the 20th century (The Great Game).
After each destruction there would be rebuilding on top of destroyed buildings or near them just leaving the damaged buildings as they were. The new rulers would then seek to create a beautiful new city. This did not really involve the citizenry who continued to live in adobe homes but monuments to the ruler whom ever he might be. These buildings ...
... really is very much alive, and, while the centre is an architectural preserve, with plenty of preservation, there has been no mass recreation, leaving a city which oozes the past. And despite my initial impressions, when the tour groups are not all descending en-masse for their evening feed, it's easy to avoid them :)
The Ark wins the prize for oldest structure in town, having been the royal ...
... on arrival in the historic part of Bukhara. The streets are made of brick pavers which are all even. The madrassas, mosques, shops and other historic structures are fully refreshed with nary a spot of remodeling debris in sight. Clean and almost too sterile. Lyabi Haus is a tree line park plaza around a big pond.
We strolled through the merchant lined lanes and found Minzifa, a ...
... this oasis, must have looked to the tired travelers. Later in the evening, it was definitely where the action was. ( I had heard the music from my window.) Since it was dark, I didn't feel comfortable walking around by myself, but I could see the children running around, people dancing to what looked like live music, people walking around..... We had asked the hotel to fix a light dinner. After having all our lunches and dinners be four course meals, the red lentil soup was just ...