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Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa)

Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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A must see

This is one of rare places where you can see European architecture in Central Asia. While the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Geminican
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San Jose
Emir Palace

The palace main building consists of several reception halls and emir’s private rooms. Special... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Nirav D
,
Mumbai, India
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The summer residence of the last Emir of Bukhara, located just outside the city.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of rare places where you can see European architecture in Central Asia. While the interior is nothing compare to beautiful castles and palace in Europe, but it sure offers nice European flavor. A good change from all Uzbekistan style architectures.

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The palace main building consists of several reception halls and emir’s private rooms. Special attention was given to the White Hall.

Thank Nirav D
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It’s got some qualities to it that makes it worth a visit. The best story is about the the king climbing the tower to toss an apple to the harem swimming in the pool below. Whoever catches the apple gets to spend the night with...More

Thank wvzjxq
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Located 10 minutes drive from the city centre. Awesome interior and exterior!! Too bad there were some renovation works in progress. There's a small coffee shop too.

Thank Chua X
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Very interesting place to visit with lots of history. A guide is a good idea as they will make sure you get the most out of the area

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Totally different to much of what Bukhara has to offer. Old summer palace of the emirs, sympathetically restored for the most part, with sumptuous interiors complete with furniture. Don't miss the white harem building and next door folly, two wooden towers linked by a bridge....More

Thank AHZambia
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We visited this palace as it was part of our list. When you start, you feel there is not much to see as you go thru unkempt gardens and buildings with paint peeling / some disrepair. It’s when you come to the palace itself that...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Well worth a visit if you are a little jaded with Minarets Madrassas and Mosques. This former summer palace consists of numerous buildings in a European style with fancy interiors. My favourite is the Harem and pool complete with a separate viewing platform for the...More

Thank tim1154
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The style of the palace may not be unique for some travelers but for Bukhara it is unique as it does not look like any other construction in city. The coffe shop in front of the harem is nice for sitting and admiring the beautiful...More

Thank Centasia
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It is very nice historical place for thoose who loves history, this is the summer home, built by European architecture. Highly recommended place

Thank Sanjar B
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