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Another typical madrassah

Another typical madrassah with beautiful architecture. This place is still in use and it's in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Geminican
,
San Jose
Excellent architect

its is place for person who loves architect and history with its beautiful mosaic and ceramic work... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Keyur M
,
MUMBAI
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“blue domes” (2 reviews)
“kalon minaret” (2 reviews)
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Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another typical madrassah with beautiful architecture. This place is still in use and it's in the heart of old town Bukhara. You won't miss it, so when you are there, go check it out. There are always souvenir shops everywhere.

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 12 November 2017

its is place for person who loves architect and history with its beautiful mosaic and ceramic work one should not miss ir

Thank Keyur M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Most of the Islamic schools are no longer active, but this one is, so you can see the students wandering around doing what they do best, wandering around. If we hadn’t been to Samarkand, we would think this place is amazing, but since we had,...More

Thank wvzjxq
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The artistry and craft that went into this architypal Silk Route building is spectacular, as is the history that goes with it.

Thank Des G
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is THE main picture to take in Bukhara. Quite amazing and incredibly picturesque. Well worth seeing. For women: no need for a headscarf

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Not to be missed - you will have seen the photos but it is so special to see it in person. Go several times during the day if you can and you will undoubtedly get it to yourself at some point, and see it with...More

Thank AHZambia
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful structure that has frequently adorned book covers but much more magestic in real. our hotel was situated opposite the entrance and so easy to access.During the weekend there is a craft market and even costume booths where one can dress up in clothes of...More

Thank zabo
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is one of the central monuments of the city. It has the madrassah on one side, the minaret on the central area and another building facing the madrassah. The sheer size is awesome. Those days, area or size never mattered. Today, it would be...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 15 September 2017

It's all been said before but it really is a wonderful and wondrous place to visit, appreciate, learn more about and photograph.

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The madrasah has 150 students and therefore access is restricted to the foyer, entered through the magnificent portal. Here you can take photos of the courtyard through the grille but little else.

Thank William899
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