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One of the "MUST" in the Silk Road way

This madrassa was built by Timur's grandson in 1417 and it's the earliest of three such madrassas... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Adele M
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Milan, Italy
Part of a stunning complex

This Madrasah is in the boundaries of the old city and it is part of a very nice ground of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ricardo B
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“One of the "MUST" in the Silk Road way”
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“Part of a stunning complex ”
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Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed yesterday

This madrassa was built by Timur's grandson in 1417 and it's the earliest of three such madrassas, the other two being situated in Samarkand and Gijduvan. Ulug Bek was an intellectual as much as a king and it should therefore come as no surprise that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Madrasah is in the boundaries of the old city and it is part of a very nice ground of outstanding buildings and indoor bazaars. One of many but still worth visiting

1  Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Again another fabulous school founded by the genius Ulug Bek. The tile work is brilliant - I recommend a guided tour who can explain the meaning of the detail in the patterns...

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is a must. The great Ulugbek, the educationalist and scientist’s Madrasah is magnificent. Great colours and decorations.

1  Thank Lovetotraveldubai
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Around 600 years old, the Ulugbek Madrasah was a quick stop for us during some time in Bukhara a few months ago. As beautiful as any madrasah we have seen so far in our journeys it is marvelous to see, you do have to pay...More

2  Thank JGDynamo
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This madrasah has been restored but not overly so like some sites in Bukhara. It also does not attract the crowds of other madrasahs. A number of craftspeople have stalls inside.

2  Thank YpsilantiFoodie
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Famous with its names but noting really significant inside. When we were there in October 2017, it's closed for renovation, we could only take pictures from outside.

2  Thank Geminican
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Some many ways to feel connected to Marco Polo and the Silk Road trade route and cultural history of the area.

2  Thank Beatrice H
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Peoople who start learning some history of Uzbekistan will surely find some interesting facts about Tamerlane and his grandson Ulugh Beg. This madrasah acan be a good complex together with the madrasah Abdulaziz standing in front of it. All monumnets bukt by Ulugh Beg are...More

2  Thank Centasia
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The gateway and entrance are beautiful and there is a small caligraphy museum inside. There are also many craft stalls but like the rest of this wonderful country nobody is too pushy and it is not hard to say no. However the cushion covers were...More

2  Thank stevieblooz
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