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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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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 …
One of the new high speed trains was waiting on the tracks. We assumed it was ours, but no, we had one of the slow moving Sharq trains. The station in Samarkand is new and disorganized and with plenty of asking around, we found our seats, second class, no airco. Someone had told us all classes have aircon but they turn it off in the 'winter'. A few seats from us sat an Irish guy in front of ...
... Persian and Greek alike, I have cooled Kushan and Arab, I have howled at Mongols and Russians; I will tarry on, long after your race has gone, aeons after the desert swallows all."
I returned before sunset on the second day, to capture it in every audiovisual format available to us; there will be pictures uploaded; none will approach its presence.
That evening I experienced what is (and most likely will remain), by a vast gulf, ...
Monday August 11 2014
*Bukhara, known historically as one of Central Asia's holiest cities, was very much ...
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*Khiva seems to be well endowed with madrasah complexes. Some are now museums, restaurants, hotels etc. Madrasahs were similar to colleges or universities and offered both secular and religious education. Traditionally they are founded by wealthy citizens (as were mosques) hoping to perpetuate their memory and pave their way to heaven. Funding ...