Mir-i Arab Madrasah, Bukhara

4.8
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Mir-i Arab Madrasah and many more Bukhara attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bukhara route planning site .
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  • The exterior facade is very beautiful and above all the decoration of the tiles. Unfortunately it is not possible to go any further and you have to settle for taking a picture of the courtyard from the grate because it is still used as a Coranica school. In the lobby there are several photos of the teaching staff and the pupils
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  • Walking distance from Kalon Minaret, this is one of the structures that form the core sightseeing in Bukhara.  more »
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  • Excellent, must see place in Bukhara, unique place - Madrasa permanently operated over 500 years, the cradle of Islam in Middle Asia
  • Islamic educational institution
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