Bokhara in Uzbekistan was historically one of the great trading cities along the Silk Road. The city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Sanskrit the Bukhara means "abbey", which was a big commercial center on the Great Silk Road. Bukhara -"The city of museums", contains more than 140 architectural monuments of the Middle Ages. Such ensembles as Poi - Kalan, Kosh Madras, mausoleum of Ismail Samoni, minaret of Kalyan and others were built 2300 years ago, and today they attract the great attention of tourists.