The Palace of the last rulers of Bukhara is located 4 km north of Bukhara, on its territory there is a garden with an area of 6.7 hectares with flower beds, alleys of the vineyard, orchards, and a zoological garden. The best Bukhara masters Usto Sh. Muradov, N. Khafisov K. Samadov, H. Umarov, and others, were involved in the construction of the palace, engineering was carried out by Russian specialists Margulis and I. Sakovich, who served in the emir’s court.
The old palace was built in the 2nd half of the 19th century by the father of the last emir of Bukhara, Mir Sayid Akhadkhan. The construction of the new palace continued under the last ruler Sayyid Alim Khan from 1912 to 1918 in the twentieth century.
At the present time in the country Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Palace complex you can get acquainted with the following expositions :”The interior of the summer palace” (Main building)
Palace furniture of the XIX-XX centuries, Chinese and Japanese porcelain of the XIV-XX centuries, palace art objects from Russia, jewelry of famous Bukhara masters, gold-embroidered panels and blankets are on display here. In the center of the garden is an octahedral pavilion, designed in the past for guests of the palace.
The pavilion houses the exhibition “Clothes of the Bukhara Citizen of the Late XIX- Early XX Centuries”. Here is a collection of gold-embroidered palace clothes, belts, scarves, shoes.
In the southern part of the garden is the third building of the palace, which is a two-storey brick mansion with a glazed greenhouse, a gazebo and a pond. The pavilion presents the exposition “Embroidery of the Bukhara region and household utensils of the late XIX – early XX centuries”. The Bukhara school of decorative embroidery is the unique and brightest phenomenon of embroidery art of Uzbekistan. The exposition shows samples of decorative embroidery “suzane”, prayer rugs “joynamoz headdresses”, jewelry for women’s dress, handbags, purses, mirror bags, men’s belt scarves and other items used in everyday life to XIX – early XX centuries.
Address: Bukhara, Mohi-Hossa Palace
Phone: (365) 228-50-47