The center of Islamic culture of the Bukhara region was named because of the most popular city among tourists – Bukhara, which is the center of the region and the birthplace of outstanding thinkers and preachers of the Holy Koran.
The history of the region dates back to the 2nd century BC, and the first mention of Bukhara is the capture of the settlement by the Persian king Cyrus in the 6th century BC. Trade caravans from India and China once passed through this territory.
Visiting the Bukhara region, you will be surprised by the huge number of ancient monuments located here-the architectural ensemble of Poi-Kalyan, the majestic Palace of Sitorai Mohi Khosa, the ancient settlements of Varakhsha and Paykend, the mausoleums of seven famous scientists of the Naqshbandi Sufi order will not leave anyone indifferent to the ancient culture. You can list these attractions for an incredibly long time. Only on the territory of Bukhara there are more than one and a half hundred architectural monuments of the Middle ages, many of which are included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.
For centuries, the history and culture of the region has been carefully protected by the local population, most of which are multilingual, and the Bukharans speak at least Russian, Uzbek and Tajik. This feature helps residents talk to a lot of tourists from all over the world.
Bukhara region is located in the south-west of Uzbekistan next to Turkmenistan and other regions of Uzbekistan. Most of the region's territory is occupied by the sands of the Kyzylkum desert.
The modern metropolis
Crossroads of cultures
The Capital of Islamic Culture
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Desert in the Aral Sea