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a hidden surprise

This place is way off the normal path for tourists. We had to go into a residential area and there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2012sunilmumbai
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Get there early

This is a popular place with tourists and the local economy is enhanced by it. It's satisfying to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gakeitse
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London, UK
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“four minarets” (15 reviews)
“tucked away” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is way off the normal path for tourists. We had to go into a residential area and there suddenly came across this perfect structure. Our guide explained to us that renovation was on so we could not go inside and pointed out the...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a popular place with tourists and the local economy is enhanced by it. It's satisfying to photograph it from different vantage points as the light changes.

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was part of a walking tour of Bukhara, many of the sites are close to each other and conveniently walkable.

Thank mherman501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful little madrassa in Bukhara. The main selling point is the 4 small minerets at each cornet making it very picturesque. Currently being refurbished with very little to see on the inside although it is possible to get onto the roof via a spiral staircase....More

Thank tim1154
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little difficult to find but there are some small directional signs off the main road leading to the central pool. It's about halfway between Bella Italia and the Old Bukhara restaurants. It's a picture postcard mosque which is currently being re-pointed.

Thank William899
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nowhere near the scale or impressiveness of Bukhara's other Islamic architectural giants, what the Chor Minor lacks in size it makes up for in aesthetics. It's cute, and hidden amongst residences northeast of the Lyab-i-Haus, a walk of no more than 10 mins. I would...More

Thank Brogan J
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Restoration works are ongoing. You can sneak in and visit the roof without admission fee at the time of this writing.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 August 2017

However less impressive and somewhat isolated from the haunting old city of Bukhara and its lively fabric

Thank anonymus688
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The monument is idden in small streets of Bukhara and you need to walk a little for arriving to this place. But when you arrive you will immediately understand that this small walk was worth for visiting it.

Thank Beeckk7888
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Four "minarets" and an entrance - and that's it. Really funny and refreshing if you are getting fed up with a constant round of mosques, madrassahs and mausoleums

Thank SallyJ21
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