Uzbekistan: Bukhara 1 - Carolynn-in-Dubai

The Kalon Tower in Bukhara built in 1127 A.D. The name means "great" in Tajik. Genghis Khan is said to have been so impressed by the minaret that he ordered it spared though he destroyed the mosque that was next to it.

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