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Chasma Ayub Mausoleum

Pistaskkanon St, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
2243902
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Spring of Job

What attracted me to visit this place is the Spring of Job. Try the water, don't drink too much... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Geminican
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San Jose
Very nice place

Ayub is arabic for IOB which is romanised in English to Job. While i cannot say if Job really... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
discering
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bombay
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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average42%
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“water supply” (2 reviews)
“spring water” (2 reviews)
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Pistaskkanon St, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

What attracted me to visit this place is the Spring of Job. Try the water, don't drink too much, just try a little. The place isn't big and they have some exhibits.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Ayub is arabic for IOB which is romanised in English to Job. While i cannot say if Job really visited here, it is a source of a spring and a holy place. There are also many posters explaining irrigation in the region but you have...More

Thank discering
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

In Uzbekistan, in the past as now, water was an all consuming passion (Understandable for a desert culture.)As such, the country is littered with holy sites that celebrate water. You can get your free holy water supply here, although I have no idea where the...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The place where Job struck the ground with his staff and a sweat water well sprung forth to save his people from death by thirst. The well still provides sweat water even to-day. A piece of history, not that architecturally outstanding.

Thank Paulette A
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Chashma Ayyub literally means Job's well. The story has it that Ayyub (Job) visited this place and made a well by striking the ground with his staff, following people's request due to severe drought. People say that the water from this well is still pure...More

Thank Mamed A
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

According to some, this is not a true mausoleum, but a qadamdjoy (site visited by a holy person). The oldest part of this multi-domed building was probably built in the 12th century.

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

I suppose if you are into Islamic History this is an interesting visit as part of the tour around the historic sites of Bukhara.

Thank marcofahmey
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Located a few minutes away from the Ismael Samani Mausoleum, this structure was one of the more distinctive buildings I saw while in the country but not necessarily for the usual reasons. Legend has it that the prophet Job (yes, that Job) visited the surrounding...More

Thank midway42
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

Several stories circle around this place. Tomb of the Prophet Job? tomb of some other guy who happened to also be named Job? Site of miraculously appearing well? Just an ordinary well? Who knows? Whatever else, locals come here to drink some water and be...More

Thank CDMG123
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

A surprise to find such an old monument in Buchara of which the architecture is completely different. Inside is an interesting museum about the water supply of the city. Locals visit it to drink from and collect the water that is supposed to have healing...More

Thank Pensionado
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