Bukhara, in Uzbekistan, is a city of roughly 250,000 inhabitants.
Bukhara is situated 630 miles (1014 kilometers) northwest of Islamabad and 270 miles (435 kilometers) southwest of Tashkent, the national capital.
When in Bukhara, be sure to set aside some time for Nadir Divan-Beghi Madrasah and Abdallah Khan Madrasa, where the echoes of the past still linger. After you’ve visited these, it is also a good idea to tour some of the other ancient structures and monuments in the vicinity of Bukhara.
Wander through gun smoke of history at Bukhara's historic watchtowers and fortifications. The Ark Fortress played an important role in fending off enemy invaders over the years, but today opens its gates to travelers from all over the world.
Explore the lives of the most important men and women of yesteryear within the halls and grounds of Bukhara’s most stately residence. The majestic Palace of Moon-like Stars is a wonderful time capsule, containing the very best architecture and design of its era.
Bukhara is a special place that reveals its hidden gems to savvy travellers who step off the main tourist trail. Before your vacation ends in this special holiday destination, why not stop by The Kalyan Minaret, the Bolo Hauz Mosque, the Chashma-Ayub and, if you have time, the Maghaki-Attari Mosque.