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Palace of Moon-like Stars (Sitorai-Mokhi-Khosa)

Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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A miniature Versailles

It’s got some qualities to it that makes it worth a visit. The best story is about the the king... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Highlight of Bukhara

Located 10 minutes drive from the city centre. Awesome interior and exterior!! Too bad there were... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Chua X
Penang, Malaysia
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The summer residence of the last Emir of Bukhara, located just outside the city.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s got some qualities to it that makes it worth a visit. The best story is about the the king climbing the tower to toss an apple to the harem swimming in the pool below. Whoever catches the apple gets to spend the night with...More

Thank wvzjxq
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Located 10 minutes drive from the city centre. Awesome interior and exterior!! Too bad there were some renovation works in progress. There's a small coffee shop too.

Thank Chua X
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Very interesting place to visit with lots of history. A guide is a good idea as they will make sure you get the most out of the area

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Totally different to much of what Bukhara has to offer. Old summer palace of the emirs, sympathetically restored for the most part, with sumptuous interiors complete with furniture. Don't miss the white harem building and next door folly, two wooden towers linked by a bridge....More

Thank AHZambia
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We visited this palace as it was part of our list. When you start, you feel there is not much to see as you go thru unkempt gardens and buildings with paint peeling / some disrepair. It’s when you come to the palace itself that...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Well worth a visit if you are a little jaded with Minarets Madrassas and Mosques. This former summer palace consists of numerous buildings in a European style with fancy interiors. My favourite is the Harem and pool complete with a separate viewing platform for the...More

Thank tim1154
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The style of the palace may not be unique for some travelers but for Bukhara it is unique as it does not look like any other construction in city. The coffe shop in front of the harem is nice for sitting and admiring the beautiful...More

Thank Centasia
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It is very nice historical place for thoose who loves history, this is the summer home, built by European architecture. Highly recommended place

Thank Sanjar B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Khan's former summer palace is a little dusty and looks a bit down at heel but great fun and interesting to see. I wouldn't be surprised if its in line for restoration work at some point, but you can really see how grand it...More

Thank CENNewJersey
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Outside of Bukhara is the lovely white summer place built by the Russians in 1914-1918 called moon and stars in Persian. Lovely rooms, especially the white hall and smaller rooms filled with art and artifacts. Three sides of the tea room are covered in windows...More

Thank lawm
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