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A Day Trip In Bukhara
Trip Code: 0001
The guide and
driver meet the guests at hotel in Bukhara.
ITINERARY & DETAILS
one of the most ancient cities of Central Asia, has a 2500-year-old history. Bumichkat “New Castle”, Al Madina as-sufriyya “Copper City”, Madinat at-tujjor “City of Traders”, Foxira “Honorable
City” are some the names given to this unique city.
The sightseeing in Bukhara city:
Labi Hauz Complex (“The edge of the pond” from
Persian) constructed by Nadir Divan Begi, The Grand Vizier of Bukhara, around
Suzani embroidery centre—is an embroidery art popular
in Central Asian regions. The name Suzani is translated from Persian as “needle
work”. This type of art kept its position in folk domestic life up to nowadays
and subdivided into several independent branches. One can find in workshop
cushion covers, table runners, bed covers and so on. All the materials used for
embroidery are natural and they are colored with natural dyes, which gives a
bright and unforgettable look to every piece.
Poi Kalon complex (“The foot
of tall” in Uzbek) from XII-XVI
centuries. Consisting of mosque, madrassah and minaret, one of the great
centre of trade and scholarship along the Silk Road. The beauty of the minaret
amazed Genghis Khan (Temuchin or
Bolo Hauz mosque
(XVIII century)— it is a functioning
Friday mosque from XVIII century and consists of reservoir, mosque and minaret.
The Citadel Ark (I-XX
centuries)— the construction of the citadel
is dated to beginning of the 1st millennium BC. During the history
the fortress has been destroyed several times but has been restored again. All
buildings of the citadel have been reconstructed mainly during the XVIII-XX
Silk carpet factory— the guests have the opportunity to see the full process of carpet making
from the very beginning to the end. In this workshop the masters make carpets
to recreate old designs, develop new patterns of good quality carpets and renew
the technology of their production.