Historical heritage


 Historical heritage of Uzbekistan

Historical heritage of Uzbekistan
Country: Uzbekistan
Places to visit: Tashkent, Bukhara

Day 1: Tashkent
The tour starts with walking in Independence square which is the main square of the country. The square is based as a sign of victory in World War II. Further you will have an opportunity to have a small walk along the regional Broadway. Broadway is a street between independence square and Amir Timur square. Next destination is popular Tashkent metro, there you can take a ride, this is one the most breathtaking subways in the world. First line started work in 1977. In course of the tour you will inspect the old part of the city. There are: Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam complex that includes several madrasahs, mosques and mausoleum. The prominent places of this visit is the Othman Quran which is the world's ancient Quran copy dates back to 8th c. Historically Quran owned  Othman Ibn Affan, the Third Caliph (of the four holy Caliphs who was after the prophet Muhammad). Non-muslims Othman killed in 8th century. You can see his blood that spred over the Quran pages. Night will be is in a lovely hotel.

Day 2: Tashkent - Bukhara
Transfer (flight or train) to Bukhara you will have in the morning. En route today you will have a full day city tour in this mesmerizing city. Firstly you will see the most ancient stronghold in Bukhara concerns to the 4th century named Citadel Ark which played as a castle for several periods of Bukhara Empire. After you will have an opportunity see Samanids mausoleum, a true masterwork of architecture of 9th -10th century. Then the tour goes to Chashma Ayub, the meaning is Job's well and Bolo-Hauz mosque, popular also as the mosque of forty columns erected in honor of Bukhara ruler Abu-Fayud Khan. After you have a chance to stroll along the trading domes and you will go to one of the most well known madrasahs of Bukhara called Nodir Divan Begi which is also a part of Lyabi House Ensemble, popular central important place of Bukhara. In course of the visiting Poi Kalon complex, the incredible pattern of architectural mastership of Bukhara. It includes three structures built in the 12th - 16th centuries: Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. Oveernight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Bukhara
Today you will discover the surrounding land of Bukhara and have a sightseeing tour. You will learn new information by visiting Bahauddin Naqshbandi complex, situated few kilometers from Bukhara. It is a historical complex of famous Sufi Leader and Philosopher, one of the Muslim palmer places for all people of Islamic world. Sheikh Bakhauddin Nakshbandi was one of the iconic masters of Amir Timur. Enjoy exploring the complex which consists of mosques of Kushbegi and Muzafarohana, courtyard with madrasah, pool, and burial grave of Bukhara regents and Dakhma upon the grave of Saint Bakhauddin Nakshbandi. Continue a tour with driving to visit the countryside residence of Bukhara Emirs named Sitorai Mohi Hosa complex. The castle is the example of combination of different architectural styles. Emir gave name to the palace on behalf of his wife who passed away very early "Star - like and moon- like Palace". At last you will drive to Sumiton village to discover Chor Bakr memorial complex, the city of the dead. Complex has a sense of the four sides of the Earth and says that all human beings are equal. Structure of the complex began during the Samanids rule until the 16th century. In the end of the travel you will transfer back to city. Night is spent in a hotel.

Day 4: Bukhara - Farab
Transfer to Farab border check point, this is the end of you entertaining tour.