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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  • It is unfortunately forbidden to enter the interior, the madrasah is active (no shops here!). At night, the monument was not illuminated during my stay
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  • With its towering, beautiful turquoise domes this religious educational establishment along with the Kaylan mosque and minaret forms the Poi-Kaylan ensemble: the spiritual centre of Bukhara. This is s...  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
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