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Address: 6 km west of Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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beautiful tomb complex

It is definitely worth the journey out of Bukhara to visit this site. Less restored so more authentic that Shakh-i Zinda in Samarkand

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2016
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

It is definitely worth the journey out of Bukhara to visit this site. Less restored so more authentic that Shakh-i Zinda in Samarkand

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

This area wasn’t on my list of “must-sees” while in Bukhara but thankfully my guide brought me here on my last day in the city. As the final resting place of four direct descendants of the Prophet, it was immediately imbued with a sanctity in accord with its inhabitants when they were buried here. We spent perhaps an hour exploring... More 

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

There were few visitors here when we visited. The necropolis was raised in importance in 1563 when the Shaybanid ruler decided this would be the necropolis for his family and descendants. Many `khazira' were constructed for several family groups. Each is a courtyard surrounded by a solid wall with a single entrance, usually ornately decorated. It is these khazira which... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

I'd say this is a place worth visiting briefly, because as a whole it creates a certain feeling. But, after all the majestic sites of Bukhara, don't expect one killer monument here. Although...if you can find it...there's an AMAZING shashlik place very close by...

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Siliguri, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

The Chor Bakr necropolis from the 16th century has an ornate gate and a blue dome - hardly remarkable for a country full of ornate gates and blue domes. The gate has a distinct forward tilt when seen from the side - this is said to be a design feature meant to compensate for the post-construction settling of the structure.... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

This is an interesting place with lots of beautiful tombs. Well worth a visit. Lots of beautiful tile work.

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Lautrec, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Situated a few miles outside of Buchara this place was built to house the remains of Abu-Bakr-Said, who died in 971 AD, and who was one of the four of Abu-Bakrs (Chor-Bakr) - descendants of the Prophet Muhammad. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site ans quite right to. There are a huge ensemble of buildings with unique architecture, which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

Located in a village 8 miles to the west of Bukhara is this ghost or burial town called Chor Bakr. It was once the was the center of the dervish order of hodzhagon. The descendants of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, the Bakr's were buried here. There are thirty buildings in the complex including a khanqah, madrassah and mosques.... More 

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2011

This place his very historical for Muslim beacuse there are several grave of holy persons.

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