The Ark Fortress is a huge fortress which had always been the protection end support for the rulers of Bukhara. The history of the Ark is still shrouded in mystery. As long ago as the 1-3th centuries CE this magnificent castle was the seat of the rulers of Bukhara.
Bukhara – a concentration of unique attractions – ancient monuments and buildings located here are known all over the world. Many of them are under the UNESCO protection. In Bukhara, the Ark fortress, Poi – Kalyan ensemble, Labi – Hauz architectural complex, Ismail Samani mausoleum, Sitorai Mokhi – Khosa Palace, the complex of Bakhouddin Nakshbandi every day delight the eyes of visitors of magnificent city. And these are just some examples of ancient architecture, which indicate a high level of architectural skills of ancient craftsmen.