Hoja Zayniddin Mosque
This ancient Bukharan bathhouse, in the shadow of the Kalon Minaret, is for women only. It's traditionally where women bring their...
At the foot of the minaret, on the site of an earlier mosque destroyed by Chinggis Khan, is the 16th-century congregational Kalon...
When it was built by the Karakhanid ruler Arslan Khan in 1127, the Kalon Minaret was probably the tallest building in Central Asia –...
Silk Road Spices
This boutique teahouse offers a delightful diversion from all that sightseeing. It has six spicy varieties of tea and coffee, served...
It’s known more for its fabulous view of Mir-i-Arab than for its food, but you can still eat passably here, though you may be swamped by...
Hoja Zayniddin Mosque information
Lonely Planet review
In Bukhara's backstreets between Hoja Nurabad and Islamov, across from the Ark on Hoja Nurabad, the interior of the 16th-century Hoja Zayniddin Mosque has a tremendous aivan and some of the best original mosaic and ghanch- work you’re going to see anywhere.