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Bukhara, Buxoro,  Бухоро;  ‏بُخارا‎ | by Ginas Pics
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Bukhara, Buxoro, Бухоро; ‏بُخارا‎

Kalyan Mosque (Masjid-i kalyan), completed in 1514,

Located on the Silk Road, the city has long been a center of trade, scholarship, culture, and religion. The historic center of Bukhara, which contains numerous mosques and madrassas, has been listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites.

 

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Taken on September 22, 2009