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  Bukhara Hotels - Reservation of Suggested Hotels in Bukhara
Privately owned Hotel Sasha and Son is one of the first and experienced hotels in Bukhara.
Minzifa INN Boutique hotel is one of the best private hotels in Bukhara with great service and accommodation.
All rooms are decorated in traditional Bukhara design and has hand made furniture.
www.bukhara-hotels.com   (253 words)

  
  Feruza Tour - BUKHARA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bukhara… Who hasn't heard of the city museum with a history that is lost in the hoary past.
Bukhara is truly historic and bears the imprint of a thousand-year old history and the significant stages of the development of Central Asian architecture.
Bukhara was at the crossroads of the major international trade and economic routes of the past, primarily the Great Silk Road.
www.feruza-tour.com /sight/bukhara_eng.htm   (620 words)

  
 Bukhara Map, Madrasah, Mosque, Ensemble, Mausoleum, Ark, Kalyan, Minaret
The Khodja Zain ad-Din complex (on Bukhara map Khoja Zaynuddin Complex), one of the pearls of Bukhara, is concealed amidst of residential district.
The construction of Mir-i-Arab Madrasah (on Bukhara map Miri Arab Madrasah) is ascribed to Sheikh Abdullah Yamani of Yemen, the spiritual mentor of early Shaybanids.
The Chor-Bakr (on the map of Bukhara Chor Bakr) necropolis in Sumitan settlement of Bukhara district was formed around the grave of Abu Bakr Sa'd - the "descendant of the prophet" and the forefather of the Djuibar Sufi sheikhs.
pagetour.narod.ru /bukhara/index.htm   (4490 words)

  
 Bukhara History: Table of Contents | ema_01_package.xml
Bukhara is an ancient city in modern Uzbekistan.
Bukhara was an important trading post on the Silk Route connecting China with the Middle East well before Arab armies conquered the city in 709.
Today Bukhara is a regional city in Uzbekistan, with an economy based on the exploitation of nearby oil and gas resources and the processing of cotton and karakul-sheep wool.
www.bookrags.com /history/bukhara-ema-01   (431 words)

  
  Feruza Tour - BUKHARA
Bukhara… Who hasn't heard of the city museum with a history that is lost in the hoary past.
Bukhara is truly historic and bears the imprint of a thousand-year old history and the significant stages of the development of Central Asian architecture.
Bukhara was at the crossroads of the major international trade and economic routes of the past, primarily the Great Silk Road.
feruza-tour.com /sight/bukhara_eng.htm   (620 words)

  
 Bukhara Gold Embroidery
Bukhara gold embroidery is a miracle of art which holds a particular place among the numerous forms of art in Uzbekistan: delicate carving and painting on ganch and wood, tile-facing of monumental edifices, skilfully-worked metal and leather, carpets and decorative fabrics, and ceramics of consummate mastery.
Bukhara became the abode of many popular masters who erected amazing architectural monuments thanks to which Bukhara is rightfully cabled a museum-town of national architecture.
A study of existing articles of XIX century Bukhara embroidery in gold revealed that all the patterned stitches used in that period have become classical, and in them reflected are the traditions, artistic culture and skill of the zarduz.
www.bukhara-carpets.com /making/bukhara-gold-embroidery.html   (3005 words)

  
 GTS - Travel Uzbekistan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bukhara is located in the middle of Kyzykum desert, 250 kms downstream the Zarafshan River.
After Samarkand's bright mosaics, Bukhara may appear to be in a grey brown tone at first sight and could even slightly disappoint a visitor.
Bukhara was the capital of Samanids state during 9th -10th centuries AD.
www.uzbekworld.com /gts/www/uzbekistan_bukhara.html   (168 words)

  
 UzbekWorld: Your Guide to Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan
After Samarkand bright mosaics, Bukhara may appear to be in a grey brown tone at first sight and may even slightly disappoint a visitor.
Anyhow Bukhara was known as a place of prayer and doctrine in the history.
Bukhara was the capital of Samanids state during 9th -10th centuries.
www.uzbekworld.com /intersaraton/uzbekistan_bukhara.html   (206 words)

  
 Bukhara with Anor Samarkand Travel
Bukhara Bukha ra, one of Uzbeki stan's treasur es, is a place rich in history and dramatic architecture.
Bukhara, with its population of a quarter of a million, is a major tourist attraction for travelers following the old Silk Road.
And though Bukhara's mud-colored buildings are often a let-down to visitors who have just seen the dazzling mosaics of Samarkand, the city's subdued desert hues and centuries-old buildings exude their own exotic air of ancient culture.
www.samarkand-travel.com /bukhara.htm   (779 words)

  
 Bukhara City
Bukhara is situated in the centere of the oasis inthe Lower Zeravshan in south-western Uzbekistan.
In the 10th century the Samanid dynasty made Bukhara its capital, then the town was taken over by Genghiz Khan, then by Tamerlane, and finally, in the 16th century Bukhara became part of the Uzbek state.
Bukhara is possibly a single place in Central Asia which preserved in all its entity the image of an Oriental town.
www.angelfire.com /ak/daniyar/bukhara.html   (497 words)

  
 Travel to Bukhara - Uzbekistan - Asia - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
Bukhara was already considered an important cultural and trade centre, which in fact determined the drama of the city's historical fate.
Bukhara with more than 140 architectural monuments is a "town museum" dating back to the Middle Ages.
During the end of the 10th century Bukhara was under the Karahanids reign.
www.asiatravelling.net /uzbekistan/bukhara/bukhara_history.htm   (359 words)

  
 Bukhara, emirate of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Bukhara emirate was founded by the Uzbek Khan Sheybani, who between 1500 and 1507 conquered the Timurid domains in Transoxania.
Internal feuds weakened Bukhara, it split into a number of principalities, and in 1740 it was conquered by Nadir Shah of Persia.
Bukhara’s population consisted principally of Uzbeks (who remained politically dominant), Sarts, and Tajiks.
www.bartleby.com /65/bu/BukharaEm.html   (309 words)

  
 .......:: Islamic City of the Month "Bukhara" ::.......
Bukhara lies in the west of the republic of Uzbekistan that is situated in central Asia.
The name Bukhara is said to be of Mongol origin which meant abundant knowledge; as there were many scholars who lived in Bukhara.
Bukhara is also famous for silk, cotton, carpets, silver and gold ornaments, as well as its copper mines.
www.binoria.org /ArticleArchives/City/c002.asp   (347 words)

  
 Bukhara :: History, monuments and pictures of Bukhara Uzbekistan. Weather in Bukhara. Bukhara picture
Bukhara is an ancient settlement with history that goes back to the early centuries A.D..
999 Bukhara was conquered by Nasr from the dynasty ot the Karakhanids.
Bukhara was conquered by Khorezm-shah's brother; the beginning of the Sadrs dynasty.
www.orexca.com /bukhara_uzbekistan.shtml   (1132 words)

  
 Bukhara Uzbekistan Travel Guide History Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bukhara or " Bukhoro - i - sharif " - is one of the oldest trade and cultural centers of Central Asia, the place rich in history and architecture.
The Bukhara oasis of Sogdiana was conquered by Alexander the Great, also it was once ruled by the Kushan empire and later became a part of the Efthalist.
In 1220 Bukhara was conquered by Genghis Khan.
www.eastlinetour.com /bukhara/index.html   (474 words)

  
 GORP - Phoenix Cities of Central Asia - Holy Bukhara
Bukhara is called the Holy and the Noble, but from the perspective of the past 600 years, it's hard to tell why.
When Ibn Battuta visited in 1417, he reported that all but a few of its buildings still lay in ruins, and that the people of Bukhara were such well-known liars that their testimony in legal cases wasn't accepted in Khorezm.
Bukhara had wide paved streets and a population of 300,000.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/asia/uzbekistan/cities6.htm   (517 words)

  
 Bukhara Sogd - coins
The relative chronology of the Bukhara emissions copying the drachmas of Varakhran V is not known in details yet.
It seems both the Bukhara and the provincial issues of such coins were roughly coeval, from the third quarter of the VII c.
The coins of Bukhara Sogd with a camel on the obverse, and on the reverse — a fire altar {Table 119, 20-24} or a Sogdian legend {Table 199, 25} belong to the last quarter — the beginning of the VIII c.
www.kroraina.com /ca/c_bukhara.html   (1746 words)

  
 Bukhara - City Guide, Hotels and Tours in Bukhara
Bukhara is one of the most ancient cities of Uzbekistan, situated on a sacred hill, the place where sacrifices were made by fire-worshippers in springtime.
Bukhara city is supposed to be founded in the 13th c.B.C. during reign of Siyavushids who came to power 980 years before Alexander the Great.
Bukhara lies west of Samarkand and was once a center of learning renowned throughout the Islamic world.
www.advantour.com /uzbekistan/bukhara.htm   (252 words)

  
 Travel to Bukhara - Uzbekistan - Asia - Culture - WorldTravelGate.net®-
With buildings spanning 1000 years of history and a thoroughly lived-in city centre that hasn't changed much in two centuries, Bukhara is one of the best places in Central Asia to catch a glimpse of pre-Russian Turkestan.
The Ismail Samani mausoleum is the oldest monument in Bukhara.
Bukhara is homeland of legendary “humorous wise man” Khodja Nasreddin.
www.asiatravelling.net /uzbekistan/bukhara/bukhara_culture.htm   (715 words)

  
 The Province of Bukhara
It is possible for foreign investors to research and later exploit some of these rich deposits by establishing joint-ventures with local companies.
The city of Bukhara has a factory that processes Karakul pelts and also a very successful foodstuff industry.
Bukhara is famous as a "living museum" and a center for international tourism.
www.umid.uz /Main/Uzbekistan/Regions/Bukhara/bukhara.html   (251 words)

  
 B u k h a r a t o u r i s t
Bukhara is one of the most ancient cities of the world: in September, 1997 the city celebrated its 2500 years jubilee.
The periods of a particular economical and cultural rise of Bukhara were periods of reign of Samanids and Sheibanids.
The mausoleum of Ismail Samani in Bukhara was the first structure on the territory of the city, built on the basis of the exact calculations.
www.bukhara-tourist.com.uz /Bukhara.html   (1406 words)

  
 Bukharan Jews
The Saracens overpowered Bukhara in 709 and founded the Umayyad dynasty throughout the former Persian Empire.
At the same time, Bukhara had become the center of Jewish activity in the region, especially after a devastating earthquake in 1720 in Samarkand prompted its Jewish population to move to Bukhara.
The Jewish population of Bukhara increased in the 19th century, prompting the Muslim authorities to allow Jews to move outside of the Jewish quarter.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/History/Bukharan_Jews.html   (2660 words)

  
 YouTube - Bukhara, the pearl of the desert
Bukhara has been one of the main centres of Iranian civilization during its history.
The region of Bukhara was for a long period a part of the Persian Empire.
Encyclopedia Iranica mentions that the name Bukhara is possibly derived from the Soghdian βuxārak.[1] Another possible source of the name Bukhara may be from "Vihara", the sanskrit word for monastery and may be linked to the pre-Islamic presence of Buddhism (especially strong at the time of the Kushan empire) originating from the Indian sub-continent.
www.youtube.com /watch?v=9EXLVLc9u9s&NR   (366 words)

  
 Columbia Encyclopedia- Bukhara - AOL Research & Learn
231,000), capital of Bukhara region, Uzbekistan, in the Zeravshan River valley.
On the Shkhrud irrigation canal system, it is the center of a large cotton district and has textile mills as well as cotton-ginning industries and a large karakul skin processing plant.
­, Bukhara is one of the oldest trade and cultural centers in central Asia.
reference.aol.com /columbia/_a/bukhara/20051205203409990003   (207 words)

  
 Bukhara   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bukhara, one of Uzbekistan’s treasures, is a place rich in history and dramatic architecture.
The Ark now houses a museum on the city’s history, and the Zindan is now a tourist attraction, showcasing such skin-crawling rooms as the Bug Pit, a torture chamber and the dungeons.
And though Bukhara’s mud-colored buildings are often a let-down to visitors who’ve just seen the dazzling mosaics of Samarkand, the city’s subdued desert hues and centuries-old buildings exude their own exotic air of ancient culture.
www.tashkent.org /uzland/bukhara.html   (269 words)

  
 Bukhara Live   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I am kliti rinok which is a main bazaar in bukhara and I am looking for a lock for my bag.
Certainly most of what I see was built The city of Bukhara is unlike Jerusalem which is very mountainous and hilly but the heat here is dry just like in Jerusalem.
I wouldn’t be surprised if many of the tajiks of bukhara don’t even speak uzbek but speak to the Uzbeks in Russian.
www.travelblog.org /Asia/Uzbekistan/blog-13826.html   (3964 words)

  
 Bukhara
Bukhara is one of the most famous cities on the ancient Silk Road.
Samarkand is maybe a bit more famous, but Bukhara wins hands down when it comes to atmosphere.
Bukhara has a lot interesting places and there are many interesting things you can do.
www.visituzbekistan.eu /Bukhara.htm   (247 words)

  
 The History of Bukhara by Narshaki | Central Asian Monuments | Edited by H. B. Paksoy | CARRIE Books
The Persian translation of an original Arabic history of the town of Bukhara is one of a genre of literature found in the eastern part of the Islamic world, especially popular in Iran and Central Asia.
There were other earlier histories of Bukhara and Narshaki certainly made use of some of them, but it is not possible to determine from whom and how much was borrowed either by him or later persons.
Likewise, the account of the Shi'ite uprising in Bukhara at the fall of the Umayyads, and its suppression at the order of Abu Muslim is detailed and reveals the support given to the Abbasids by the local ruler of Bukhara against the Shi'ites who probably represented the lower classes in the city.
vlib.iue.it /carrie/texts/carrie_books/paksoy-2/cam3.html   (2473 words)

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