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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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  • 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 »
  • I was ecstatic in front of the show. See the inner courtyard of this medresa, in solitude and silence, until songs of prayer experience was almost mystical. The harmony of form is bordering on perfection. For me one of the greatest expressions of Islamic architecture.
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  • Bukhara main facility caranminaret next. And many students were playing in the schoolyard. Been Pong. During Seminary, saw peeking out the door. Hear the Koran, some people began to pray. Prayer is done immediately.
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  • The 16th century Mir-i-Arab Medressa in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, is still a working Islamic school.
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