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Interesting about the history inside

This place was worth a visit as there was the history of water supply for the area. It is still... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Peter R
Buderim, Australia
Spring of Job

What attracted me to visit this place is the Spring of Job. Try the water, don't drink too much... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
San Jose
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Pistaskkanon St, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This is consists of a holy water well.This is also can be included in a days tourist itinary.This also consists of a pond.This monument also renovated recently. You must visit needs only about half an hour.

3  Thank 3SEse7
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

One km away from the famous fort of Bukhara is located CHASHMA AYUB, reportedly the place of visit and mausoleum of prophet Ayub(job) who struck his staff on the ground and the water spring with healing effects was its result. the structure is probably of...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Legend has it that this is the spot where Job caused a spring to appear by striking the ground. The interior is a small museum about water in the area - irrigation systems and city water distribution. There is one tomb behind the exhibits -...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This place was worth a visit as there was the history of water supply for the area. It is still regarded as a holy site for some religions

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

What attracted me to visit this place is the Spring of Job. Try the water, don't drink too much, just try a little. The place isn't big and they have some exhibits.

1  Thank Geminican
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Ayub is arabic for IOB which is romanised in English to Job. While i cannot say if Job really visited here, it is a source of a spring and a holy place. There are also many posters explaining irrigation in the region but you have...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

In Uzbekistan, in the past as now, water was an all consuming passion (Understandable for a desert culture.)As such, the country is littered with holy sites that celebrate water. You can get your free holy water supply here, although I have no idea where the...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The place where Job struck the ground with his staff and a sweat water well sprung forth to save his people from death by thirst. The well still provides sweat water even to-day. A piece of history, not that architecturally outstanding.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Chashma Ayyub literally means Job's well. The story has it that Ayyub (Job) visited this place and made a well by striking the ground with his staff, following people's request due to severe drought. People say that the water from this well is still pure...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

According to some, this is not a true mausoleum, but a qadamdjoy (site visited by a holy person). The oldest part of this multi-domed building was probably built in the 12th century.

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I suppose if you are into Islamic History this is an interesting visit as part of the tour around the historic sites of Bukhara.

Thank marcofahmey
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Located a few minutes away from the Ismael Samani Mausoleum, this structure was one of the more distinctive buildings I saw while in the country but not necessarily for the usual reasons. Legend has it that the prophet Job (yes, that Job) visited the surrounding...More

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