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Mir-i Arab Madrasah, Bukhara

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
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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  • Next to the colormmosk mill Arab Medrese. It seems to Seminary was built in 1535. Now also used as a seminary. Time took me to lunch, or exactly prayer begins, spectators too short would pray together. Is only seen from the wire. Are not allowed. During a break in students was playing outside.
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  • This madrasah is one of the must see sights in Bukhara. The design, craftmanship and architectural splendor are impressive and well worth a visit. The tile and brick work is amazing. 
  • It is one of the most powerful of Uzbekistan especially at sunset, medresse with its bright blue domes. Is still active today. Was built in the 16th by a Yemeni Sheik
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  • The 16th century Mir-i-Arab Medressa in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, is still a working Islamic school.
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