Mir-i Arab Madrasah, Bukhara

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Admire the grandiose blue domes of Mir-i Arab Madrasah, an Islamic educational center in the historic center of Bukhara. Built in the 16th century, the madrasa cuts a recognizable profile on the Bukhara skyline, notable for its exquisite facade and domes adorned with intricate mosaics of vivid turquoise tiles. The institution remains active in educating students about the Islamic faith and training future scholars and imams. Although entrance is prohibited to the general public, you can take in its majestic exterior from the spacious square. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Mir-i Arab Madrasah and many more Bukhara attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bukhara route planning site .
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  • An integral part of a beautiful complex POI KALYAN minaret, Mosque and madrasa. Have seen a few times students crossing the square from the mosque in madrassahs. Learned and about Stalin's decree to open this institution and that it studied Ahmat Kadyrov. Beautiful dome visible from the Ark Citadel.
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  • its is place for person who loves architect and history with its beautiful mosaic and ceramic work one should not miss ir  more »
  • Most of the Islamic schools are no longer active, but this one is, so you can see the students wandering around doing what they do best, wandering around. If we hadn’t been to Samarkand, we would thin...  more »
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  • The 16th century Mir-i-Arab Medressa in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, is still a working Islamic school.
  • from the outside it's very beautiful, but unfortunately you can not enter because it is still active as a madrassa
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  • Magnificent architectural creation of man!
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