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Little context without a guide

One place I'll agree with the crowd -get a guide. Or at least listen in to one from another group... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
San Francisco, California
Fascinating Preservation of 19th C Wealthy Merchant Home

This Merchant's Home has many rooms of different styles of decoration, which are clustered around... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Pleasanton, California
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18 Jun 2018
“Little context without a guide”
24 May 2018
“Fascinating Preservation of 19th C Wealthy Merchant Home”
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
+998 65 224 41 88
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

One place I'll agree with the crowd -get a guide. Or at least listen in to one from another group :) For once, the guide wasn't worthless like they are 90% of the time in Uzbekistan. For once, I actually learned things I would NOT...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This Merchant's Home has many rooms of different styles of decoration, which are clustered around both the men and women's courtyards. The guanch and painted art work are lovely and several rooms are set up as if the family was still living here including baby...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank M A
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is not a MUST place in Bukhara but can be iteresting if you have some extra time for visits. The restaurant Suzana (Suzani) next to it is also nice for having a lunch.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank d1mfokin
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We found out that the entry fee for 2016 was 4,300 Som per person and 2,300 Camera Picture Licence Fee. For some reason this year that fee has more than Doubled to 10,000 Som per person and 5,000 Camera Picture Licence Fee. While there has...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Who M
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Charming interiors that give a glimpse into the lives of the wealthy of old Bukhara. Take a taxi as it is a bit to far to walk

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Was well the worth the walk from the main sights. Gives you a sense of what the life was like in the past. Has some good history ,the house and people who lived here so do read about it. There's a entrance fee and extra...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank PavRao
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This was a rare opportunity to visit a rich merchant family's dwelling, and to see how the family operated around the merchant's commercial life. The rooms are decorated in a rich exuberance of late C19th-early C20th Uzbek styles. There is a large courtyard where commercial...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Rod F
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This is a realy beautiful house. You have to visit this place. I had a cup of tea in the house and tries the traditional Uzbek costumes.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank ilienaz
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

This beautifully decorated historic home was worth a visit and a change from the other more awesome architectural structures of Bukhara. The home demonstrates some last century privileged living quarters. Beautiful handcrafted work with great detail in the woodwork and painted decorative walls and ceilings....More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank ChristchurchStewarts
Reviewed 16 September 2014

This large and beautiful merchant's house is definitely worth making the effort to get to. We were at first not sure if we'd found the right place, entering through a doorway labelled "museum" but signs direct you through courtyards to the house itself. Entry was...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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