Bukhara museums

Bukhara museums: a virtual trip to the Medieval East

Museums of Bukhara are mostly in the architectural monuments of the city and it is not surprising, because Bukhara itself is a museum city with over 140 preserved medieval mosques, madrasahs, palaces and mausoleums.

The largest museum of Bukhara is the Bukhara State Architectural and Art Museum, located in the Ark fortress. Its numerous branches and exposition occupied the most famous attractions in Bukhara: Lyabi-Hauz, Sitorai Mokhi-Khosa Palace, Chashma-Ayub, and other places visited by residents and tourists.

There is also Memorial Museum of Fayzulla Khodjaev, a famous political figure of Bukhara in the beginning of the 20th century, and in Gijduvan, a small town of Bukhara region, there is a museum workshop producing original Gijduvan ceramics.