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Great Minaret of the Kalon

Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara 200100, Uzbekistan
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Impressive in the morning light...

One of Central Asia's most prominent minarets, though I'm not sure it's possible to climb (I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brogan J
Greatest indeed ;)

52 meter minaret located between Mirarab madrasa ( school) and the main mosque. The tallest and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
chalipa
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Khodja Nurobobod Street, Bukhara 200100, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed yesterday

One of Central Asia's most prominent minarets, though I'm not sure it's possible to climb (I couldn't figure it out). You can get right up close to its base and see the ornate detail. Wonderful. You'll find it beside two of Bukhara's better preserved medressas,...More

Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

52 meter minaret located between Mirarab madrasa ( school) and the main mosque. The tallest and at the same time the biggest one with more than 10 m diameter. You couldn't understand till get closer and touch this structure by yourself!

Thank chalipa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The minaret Kalon looks fantastic together with the madrasah Miri Arab and the mosque Kalon. The color is beautiful if you visit it in the mornings. Sometimes its lighted up at nights and I recommend to try to see this beauty after dinners.

Thank Beeckk7888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This square surrounded by magnificent ancient buildings is dominated by the great minaret, but this is just the centrepiece of this beautiful area. The mosque beside is open to visitors for a tiny fee, but the main building is a functional Maddrassah and entry is...More

Thank Hazzz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see! Truly amazing to view in person. This tour outlasted mongol invasion due to its impressiveness.

Thank cannanam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Great Minaret was built over 900 years ago and at the time was likely the tallest building in Central Asia. It's set in the heart of Old Bukhara amongst dozens of other amazing sights. The Great Minaret can be found in the plaza outside...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic mystic place right in the center of Bukhara. Came here many times and especially beautiful at sunset. This place felt very ancient, is in perfect condition and free of charge.

Thank Paspy7711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful landscape, a magnificent work of art. First place to be seen in Bukhara. I recommend you to go

Thank Okan A
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I don't have enough words for my visit to Bukhara. Unfortunately I was only able to spend one day in Bukhara. I would have stayed longer but my schedule didn't allow it. The Great Minaret of the Kalon was stunning and the size was incredible.

Thank Africache
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great time great places to visit, amaging building with unic architecture . Spend almost great time lovely

Thank Liza S
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