Ulugbek Madrasah, Samarkand

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  • Wednesday, September 27-this is the oldest of the three madrasahs (Koranic school) of Registan meaning "place of sand", an ancient Samarkand square led by Emperor Timur. It was built by the ruler Ulugh Beg (the Great Lord) in the second decade of 1400 in the heart of the ancient city. The building is crowned by a ribbed dome of a bright blue color with deep rosettes and white spots. The external decoration of the walls consists of a blue and white tiles arranged in geometrical decorations against a backdrop of terracotta bricks. Very nice the pointed arch entrance above which is a panel with mosaics representing the night sky. Inside a spacious yard. with Bazaar, school of ceramics.
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  • Regis Tan square and see the expensive ... I don't have a little going to see real til it's Cory a little.
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  • Well worth looking inside too. Similar to the other Registan buildings, but each one is slightly different  more »

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