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Moschea Bolo-khauz

Registan square, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Best wood carving

Bukhara has never been a center of wood carving but this small mosque (ex madrasa) is a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Splendid Wood Columns

This was the most beautiful and impressive place I saw in Bukhara. An active mosque, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Registan square, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bukhara has never been a center of wood carving but this small mosque (ex madrasa) is a very interesting place where one can see amazing wood carving work of Bukharan artisans. The locals call it "A mosque of 40 columns". But when you count the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most beautiful and impressive place I saw in Bukhara. An active mosque, the restoration and atmosphere of this place is really beautiful.

Thank cannanam
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is just opposite the 'ark', built in 1712. A mosque in typical Uzbek style. This was the mosque used (and still is) for Friday prayers attended by the Emir when he was around. Also, know as the mosques with 40 pillars, there are 20...More

1  Thank Ozland_27
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is close to the Ark and it is also a good place to purchase a map of the city, which also includes Samarkand. We searched for a map in Bukhara and finally found one here. We didn't go inside, but the outside of this...More

1  Thank Africache
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Enjoyed visiting this lovely Friday mosque with its 20 wooden pillars and pool (a reflection gives it 40 pillars). Not far from the Arc Citadel. It is an active mosque.

Thank lawm
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Peaceful and welcoming holy place, mostly blue tile work and paining inside is breathtaking and the exterior too is wonderful. Avoid prayer times as this is an active mosque

Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 4 December 2016

A beautiful mosque situated close to the Ark of Bukhara. It has a nice pool located outside which is a good place for peace and reflection, no pun intended, it is just serene. The main attraction is the wonderful wooden columns on the outside of...More

Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We visited on a Friday, so there wasn't a lot of time to explore before prayers, but we did get a good chance to look at the beautiful wooden pillars outside of the mosque. The inside was smaller than expected, but beautiful as well. The...More

Thank tenthlisten
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Beautiful Mosque with 20 Wooden Columns situated directly opposite the main entrance to the Ark Fortress / Citadel. Immediately in front of the mosque is a small pool in which the Mosque is beautifully reflected. A must see whilst visiting the Ark / Citadel.

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a beautiful, serene spot. The woodwork and decorations of the building are a must-see. Take lots of pictures.

Thank Noormohamed A
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