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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. Plan your visit to Mir-i Arab Madrasah and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bukhara trip itinerary planner.
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  • Like most of the public buildings of its time, the tile and mosaic work on the facade is intricate and beautiful.  more »
  • My trip to Bukhara, Uzbekistan was not planned. I was not interested to go but decided to just follow the group with almost zero knowledge about this country. To my surprise, I must say this is my bes...  more »
  • The Madrasah is a masterpiece of Islamic architecture and one of the must see sights in Bukhara. Located in the centre of town, the entrance to the madrasah is simply wonderful and words find it hard ...  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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