Bukhara – Exploring Uzbekistan’s Ancient City

Bukhara – Exploring Uzbekistan’s Ancient City, Bukhara, Uzbekistan (B)

We arrived in Bukhara from Samarkand on a 1.5-hour fast train. Costing just $5.30, there was no competition between that or the 4 hours bus ride. Upon arriving in Bukhara with its cream washed stone walls, we instantly got the feeling of stepping back in time. We couldn’t wait to see what the second ancient city of our silk road trip had to offer. Here is our full Bukhara itinerary.

We began our first morning in Bukhara with a belly filling breakfast consisting of bread, cheese, egg, jam, pancakes and fruit. After scoffing down our delicious breakfast we were ready to begin our Bukhara itinerary. First stop was Lyabi Hauz square, with a green pool in the center. Lyabi Hauz square is filled with eateries, hotels and pop up shops. It’s the heart of the city and perfect for taking a rest. However, as we had just started our day we continued to our next stop.

The first thing we saw after passing through the small market area was the Tea museum. We hadn’t initially planned to stop here but the poster of ginger tea and a FREE refill was too enticing to pass by. So, we decided to take a very early break in our first day of exploring and try the different tea’s whilst sitting in a room that half reminded me of Aladdin, with the intricate carpets hung on the wall, and half of Harry Potter with pouches of herbs and spices, like some sort of magical dust. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Bukhara – Exploring Uzbekistan’s Ancient City
Guide Location: Uzbekistan » Bukhara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Katie Sephton
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.untoldwanderlust.com/bukhara-itinerary/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Lyabi Hauz square
  • Aziz Khan Madrasah
  • Poy-i-Kalyan complex
  • Zindon prison
  • The Ark
  • Boro Hauz Masjid
  • Samandis Mausoleum
  • Minzifa Boutique Hotel
  • Minzifa Restaurant
  • Bouredin Restaurant