In Bukhara, pilgrim tourism will be developed. This was the subject of a conference that was held with the participation of tourists from Indonesia and Malaysia in the memorial complex of Bakhouddin Naqshband.
The organizers were the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development and the regional office of the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan.
"Indonesia is very familiar with the great Muhaddish Imam Bukhari," says tourist Askhari Nuriddin from Indonesia. - Both in Malaysia and in Indonesia, the teaching of Naqshband is widely spread, the values of which are beauty of the soul, spiritual perfection, honesty, it has many followers. We were pleasantly surprised to see that the place of repose of the great Bakhouddin Naqshband, who made an invaluable contribution to the development of Islamic culture, is so well-equipped.
Foreign participants visited other sites that could become pilgrim tourism centers. In particular, they visited the complex Poi Kalon, visited the Masjidi Kalon mosque that is part of it. An indelible impression on the guests was made by the history of the cathedral mosque, which accommodates 10 thousand people, architectural structures, conditions created for the worshipers.
The guests also got acquainted with the mausoleum of Ismail Samani, the Lyabi-Khaus complex, the ancient fortress Ark, the Sitorai Mohi Hos Museum of Applied Art, samples of calligraphic art and national craftsmanship.
"I've traveled to many countries of the East, but I've never seen such hospitality anywhere," says architect Zaytun Muhammad No from Malaysia. - This is my fourth visit to Uzbekistan. Every time I open here something new for myself. Each of the ancient cities of this country is beautiful in its own way. However, Bukhara is unique. Here you not only get vivid impressions, but you also find peace and tranquility. Each memorial complex is original, each pattern is unique and hides a profound philosophical meaning. They have some charm that can not be expressed in words. They demonstrate the great creative potential of the Uzbek people.