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ZAAMIN MUSEUM

Many interesting finds have been transferred to the Zaamin Local History Museum, which this year opened its doors - renovated, after reconstruction.

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CHOR BAKR

In 970 Imam Sayid Abu Bakr and his three brothers Fazl, Ahmed and Hamed, all direct descendents of the Prophet, were laid to rest in the village of Sumitan, seven kilometres west of Bukhara.

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SITORAI MOKHI-KHOSA

Popularly known as the Emir’s Summer Palace in Bukhara, this charming and nauseating collection of dwellings and state rooms was built by the Russians in 1911 for the last Emir Alim Khan

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ANCIENT FORMS OF BUKHARA COPPERWARE

If metal working has appeared later than ceramics, then not for much. And indeed, chasing surpasses all other types of crafts according to age. It is the oldest type of applied art, and the most magnificent specimens of it can be found in Bukhara.

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Fergana Knives Breed

Chust knife is a well-known word combination in Russia and abroad. It seems that there is no difference what knife one uses to chop carrots for pilaf, a national Uzbek knife or a Japanese ceramic kitchen knife.

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THE GAME OF PUPPETS

In the bazaars and craft shops of Uzbekistan traditionally there are always a lot of dolls. They are different - souvenir, large, small, rag and porcelain, freestanding and theatrical. In the East, they have always been very fond of puppet theater.

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NODIR DEVON BEGI MADRASSAH BUKHARA

The composition of the center of the old part of Bukhara is a madrasah built by Vizier Nodir Devon Begi. In fact, the idea was to build a caravanserai, which would be conveniently located in the bustling bazaar square.

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Uzbekistan 2020