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Bukhara Shopping Tour (Self Guided), Bukhara

Bukhara has long been a commercial city, having served as an important trading center along the Great Silk Road. The highlights of a shopping trip to the city are the four remaining bazaars, which give a fascinating glimpse into commerce in the city from old times. Each bazaar is located on a crossroads to facilitate passing trade. Nowadays, these bazaars remain important shopping spots that you can visit using with our Bukhara Shopping Tour.
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Bukhara Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Bukhara Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Uzbekistan » Bukhara (See other walking tours in Bukhara)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 Km or 0.4 Miles
Author: rose
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bukhara Artisan Development Center
  • Toki-Sarrafon
  • Toki-Telpak Furushon
  • Tim Abdulla Khan
  • Toki Zargaron
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Bukhara Artisan Development Center

1) Bukhara Artisan Development Center

This center is located on Naqshband Street at the Lyab-i-Hauz complex. Here you can find a wide range of handicrafts such as jewelry boxes, silk-embroidered tapestries and much more. The artisans who create these exotic objects also work here, and you can see them making the handicrafts as you browse their wares.
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Toki-Sarrafon

2) Toki-Sarrafon (must see)

The Toki-Sarrafon is one of Bukhara’s four remained bazaars. This trading dome was used mostly for money exchange during the era of the Silk Road. Indian shop owners frequently exchanged money inside this bazaar. The site is no longer a money exchange center, but it now has lots of great shops where you can pick up interesting souvenirs.
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Toki-Telpak Furushon

3) Toki-Telpak Furushon (must see)

The Tok-i-Telpak Furushon is another of the city’s four remaining bazaars. It is located on an important crossroads: five different roads lead here. This dome still sells traditional head wear such as fur hats and turbans for people of all ages and genders, as it has done for centuries. There is also a smithy at the entrance.
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Tim Abdulla Khan

4) Tim Abdulla Khan

The Tim Abdulla Khan building dates from 1577. It is the best spot in the city for buying carpets and rugs, some of which are handmade. The only covered market to have survived to this day in the city, this center has been an important venue for silk trade for many years.
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Toki Zargaron

5) Toki Zargaron (must see)

The Toki Zargaron, which also dates from the 1570s, is one of the largest trading centers in the city. If you are interested in buying some beautiful and unique jewelry to take home, you should take a trip here. This crossroads bazaar is also called the “Dome of Jewelers” because it houses 36 jewelers’ workshops.

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