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Great Minaret of the Kalon

Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara 200100, Uzbekistan
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worth the climb

The minaret is worth the climb up if you have the time and lungs for it. Gives a great view of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TheTravelPirate
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Rochester, New York
AMAZING MONUMENTS

This was amazing and charming. An architectual wonder I was fascinated Spents few hours Must for all

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Keyur M
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MUMBAI
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Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara 200100, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The minaret is worth the climb up if you have the time and lungs for it. Gives a great view of the old city of Bukhara. I also used it as reference point to help navigate back to hotel

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was amazing and charming. An architectual wonder I was fascinated Spents few hours Must for all

Thank Keyur M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

While the area might be nice, the minaret itself is not that big a deal. It’s the second tallest minaret in Central Asia, but you can’t climb up. Seen from the ground, it just another tower in a land full of towers.

Thank wvzjxq
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The photogenic site might distract you from listening more carefully to the guides narration about its rich and equally colourful history of the place!

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 28 October 2017

One of the best sites in Bukhara . Easy walking and close to other sites. Very photogenic. Lots of history

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The mineret tall with pride , all over the old city buildings . Is looks like an legend story building of those wonderful days , that bukhara stayed in the middle way of the silk road . I was really, impressed by the 47 meters...More

Thank yehiel r
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The fama tells that Dengis Khan who slaughtered and destroyed everything in his way was so impressed that he ordered it to be spared in 1220.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Bukhara city itself has its fame from Imam Bukhari who is respected by all Muslims around the globe. This minararet is stand among all other beautiful sites. Visitors must see it.

Thank tamimolime
Reviewed 28 September 2017

There is so much to see in Bukhara and this ia just one of many sites. Very photogenic too. Recently refurbished

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most famous and noticeable structures in Bukhara and photographed widely. Standing on the one end of the Po - i- Kalyan square together with the Mir I ArabMadressa and beautiful Kalyan mosque and Courtyard this is one of the most...More

Thank zabo
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