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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- 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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Sorry, another brief history lesson. Bokhara had been a city on the Silk Road for a long time but blossomed under the Samanids in the 9th and 10th century and at its height it had over 300 mosques and 100 medrassas (my other book says 250) which schooled pupils from as far away as Yemen and Andalucia and had a Royal Library containing 45,000 …
... trees, we admired the beautiful tile facade decorating Nadir Divanbeghi Medressa. On the opposite side of the square, an old Sufi cloister exists. It now exhibits photos and a model of Bukhara, which didn't take long to admire. Then it was on to more important endeavours- an education in bazaar setup ensued! We learnt of the local wares- suzani embroidery, silk worm exploitation and highly talented steel craftsmen who produced beautifully ...
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*And then suddenly we are in desert territory again. This continues for 300 km or so until we approach Bukhara where the land once more becomes fertile and cultivated.
... br> The Mosque in the Pit is so named because it is now about 20 feet below street level. It wasn't built below grade, but the street level rose because of an interesting method of cleaning. Given the number of traders and their animals moving through the city, you can imagine how filthy the streets became. But rather than sweeping or washing down the streets, the citizens covered them with the material that was in abundance, sand. Over the years, the level of the street ...
... torch operating at a nearby building site. Our goal is the Chor Minor madrassah, built in 1807 by a rich merchant and fond father of four daughters who all looked similar but had different personalities. The building has four similar minarets, each one decorated differently in their honour. The towers are topped with brilliant turquoise tiles and decorated with blue mosaics below. There is the inevitable tourist shop within, but we remain impressed by the ...