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Registan square, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Beautiful building, although the inside is much smaller than you'd expect from the outside. Nonetheless this is a gorgeous building and well worth the visit. Take off your shoes and sit inside for a while, and enjoy the architecture. The Imam is friendly and will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nijifrank
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Some amazing work here on the ceilings, and walls are fine. It is interesting to compare the columns outside and see which have been restored

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Davancar
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The best view of this unique mosque is over the reflective pond. We could only imagine the view as our day was very windy, ruining the reflections. The facade of the mosque is supported by 20 thin wooden columns. The roof painting is very good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 5 October 2018

With the water in the front this functioning mosque was very picturesque. The water was a little green but the whole place was worthy of many photos.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Close to the Registan, it has 20, 12m-high pillars, that support the "iwan" and that are so slim they look like super-sized chopsticks. They are made from elm, poplar and walnut wood. Built in 1712, this mosque is the only hystoric building on this side...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Adele M
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This mosque in front of the ark citadel is quite different than your usual one. It has a pool in front and a striking wooden supporting columns very ornate. Inside it is a bit more ordinary but overall absolutely worth the visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The mosque has wooden beams on the outside and a fairly moden inside. The most interesting is the reflection of the mosque in the water located in front.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank PGIT
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The inside is not very exciting ( the decor is too modern and the cheap Chinese chandelier is horribly wrong) but the outside is beautiful. A lot of intricate details in the woodwork, columns and ceilings. The large pond in front could do with some...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank sosthen
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Another amazing mosque, well worth a visit, with 20 pillars at the front which reflect in the large pool at the front marking it appear the buildings has 40 pillars, well worth the visit

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 368stephenn
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Fully functional mosque. Beautifully decorated. Great wooden columns with honeycomb design in front. Nice decor inside. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lovetotraveldubai
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