BukharaUzbek; Бухара in Russian; also Boxara in Tatar) is one of the major cities of Uzbekistan, capital of the Bukhara region (Bukhoro Wiloyati).
During the first millennium, it was located on the silk road trade route.
citadel of Bukhara
A view of the centre of Bukhara, dominated by the Kalon minaret
The walls of the Ark fortress, home to the Khans of Bukhara
A view from the inside of the Poi Kalon mosque, showing the Kalon minaret
Chor Minor: the gatehouse to a now-disappeared madressah