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The monument is in the central square in honour of the 13th century philosopher mostly remembered for his funny episodes. The monument is amongst trees which provide shade for the whole day (which makes taking a well-lit photo a little difficult)
When you are in old Bukhara, you will eventually bumb into this square. It is popular with the locals as the buildings around it have excellent mosaic work and is a great backdrop for wedding photos for them :)
This cute statue is devoted to the wise-idiot Hodja Nasreddin, famed throughout Central Asia and Iran and Turkey. Everyone wants to pose with it for selfies or to put their children on for photos. So, there are crowds here all day long. I think this...More
Special monument in the heart of downtown Bukhara. Better to take the picture around 3-5pm when the sun shines directly towards the face of the horse and rider. It's near Lyab- I- Hauz square/plaza area.
This is a nice photo op of a historic figure that is basically the Uzbek version of Robin Hood. He stole from the rich and gave to the poor. Charming story, but based mostly on folktale with a touch of reality.
My two teen-aged boys and I spent a week in Uzbekistan, and our evening at the Lyabi-Hauz pool was one of our highlights. It is the perfect place to jump off of the madrassa/mosque Silk Road trail to unwind and people-watch. Tourists and locals alike...More
This is the draw back of not having a guide, as I never really understood what this Monument signified but people were lining up for a picture with it. It is really centrally located so you can't miss it. We passed on a picture.