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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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  • The frescoes of the dome, the voice of the times, all scale-impressive! Very nice and reasonably priced. I would like to return.
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  • 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 »
  • There is a good view from the entrance of Kalon mosque in the Medrese. The Medrese is an active religious educational establishment since the 16th century, and may be visited. When you enter the Medrese, one must look through a barred window in the courtyard of the Medrese. But the exterior alone is worth a visit.
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  • The 16th century Mir-i-Arab Medressa in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, is still a working Islamic school.
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