Mir-i-Arab Madrasa, Bukhara

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Religious Site · Historic Site
Admire the grandiose blue domes of Mir-i-Arab Madrasa, 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 Madrasa and many more Bukhara attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bukhara route planning site.
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  • We can’t enter inside as this madarasa still exists as a real Islamic institution. However, a gentleman at the entrance kindly explained it to me. The appearance is worth taking photo.  more »
  • Beautiful madrasah which is still very much in operation. Could look inside the courtyard through a partition  more »
  • A very peaceful place in Bukhara where you can just sit and watch the world go by. No entrance fee for this madrasa.
  • This place is a functional madrasa so they won't let you in. Nevertheless, it's beautiful and well maintained.

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