Chor Minor Madrasah

Unveiling Chor Minor Madrasah: A Hidden Jewel of Bukhara In the enchanting city of Bukhara, a place steeped in ancient history and resplendent architecture, one monument stands as a unique emblem of the city's rich cultural legacy – the Chor Minor Madrasah. This iconic landmark, tucked away in the city's historic heart, captures the fascination [...]
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Gur-Emir (Mausoleum of Tamerlane in Samarkand)

One of the main historical monuments of Samarkand is the tomb of Gur-Emir, in which the remains of the great ruler and conqueror of Tamerlane, as well as many members of his family, rest. The name of this mausoleum can be translated as “tomb of the ruler” or “tomb of Emir.” History of the Gur […]

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Bibi Khanum Mausoleum

The mausoleum of Bibi Khanum is located in Samarkand very close to the mosque of the same name. This architectural monument belongs to the whole ensemble of tombs in the Uzbek city. Historians claim that the mausoleum was part of a madrasah (an educational institution for the training of Muslims), with which it was probably [...]
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Ulugbek Madrasah

Mirzo Ulugbek Madrasah, built in the city of Samarkand in the 15th century, is a revered religious building among Muslims that carries out spiritual and educational activities. The oldest theological school, founded by the ruler of the Timurid state together with the scientific astronomer Mirzo Ulugbek, is part of a magnificent architectural complex. The ensemble, […]

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Shahi Zinda

The complex of mausoleums and tombs in Samarkand is included in the UNESCO cultural heritage list. Shahi Zinda to a large extent reflects all the historical milestones of the development of the city and is a huge religious monument. Among the local population, it bears a rather gloomy name for “cemetery street”, but in fact, […]

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