Bukhara is a city on the historic Silk Road, situated between Samarkand and Khiva, the 2 other gems of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is central Asia’s holiest city and was once home to more than 300 mosques and 100 medressas.
Colors of the silk road, Shah-i-Zinda Necropolis, Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Samarkand's most moving and beloved site is this stunning avenue of mausoleums, which contains some of the richest tilework in the Muslim world.
Samarkand is truly a jewel of the ancient and modern Silk Road. There is the exquisite jade mausoleum of Gur-i-Emir, the resting place of Tamerlane. Perhaps the greatest treasure is Registan Square, Tamerlane's outstanding creation, a vast complex of dom