Good Morning Bukhara

I was up at 5.00am for an early start, so that I could try to photograph some of the sights in the morning light. It also allowed me to do some walking before it gets too hot. I walked around a section of the old town between 5.30am and 8.00am and managed to see a good number of the sights before heading back to the hotel for breakfast.

First shot of the day
First shot of the day
Kalon Mosque
Kalon Mosque
Kalon Mosque
Mir-i-Arab Madrassah in the Kalon Ensemble
Kalon Mosque
Kalon Mosque

 

Kalon Minaret
Kalon Minaret

 

Kalon Minaret
Kalon Minaret
Ark Fortress
Ark Fortress

 

Bolo Hauz - the Emir's Mosque and pool. Mosque dates back to 1712.
Bolo Hauz – the Emir’s Mosque and pool. Mosque dates back to 1712.
Bolo Hauz Mosque
Bolo Hauz Mosque
Columns and ceiling/aivan of Bolo Hauz Mosque
Columns and ceiling/aivan of Bolo Hauz Mosque
Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, dated 1208 AD
Chashma Ayub Mausoleum, dated 1208 AD
10th century Ismail Samani Mausoleum. One of Bukhara's oldest monuments
10th century Ismail Samani Mausoleum. One of Bukhara’s oldest monuments
Delicate terracotta brickwork on the Ismail Samani Mausoleum
Delicate terracotta brickwork on the Ismail Samani Mausoleum
Abdullah Khan Madrassa (1558)
Abdullah Khan Madrassah (1558)
Abdullah Khan Madrassah
Abdullah Khan Madrassah

 

Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah (dated 1652), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble
Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah (dated 1652), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble
Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah (dated 1652), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble
Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah (dated 1652), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble
Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah (dated 1652), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble
Abdulaziz Khan Madrassah (dated 1652), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble
Ulugbek Madrassah (1417), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble
Ulugbek Madrassah (1417), part of Kosh Madrassah Ensemble

 

Breakfast at the Amulet Hotel, Bukhara
Breakfast at the Amulet Hotel, Bukhara

 

 

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