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This is THE main picture to take in Bukhara. Quite amazing and incredibly picturesque. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
global-traveller48
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London, United Kingdom
Wondrous

Not to be missed - you will have seen the photos but it is so special to see it in person. Go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Beatiful place in a town full of wonderful history. You can enjoy the place best at sunset, when the cuppolas seem to glow in the evening sun. Very hard to leave this place behind. Entrance into the place was forbidden when we visited as it...More

Thank Paspy7711
Reviewed 22 August 2017

There are few better photos in Bukhara than snapping this medressa in the early evening light. The tilework here is better than any I saw in Samarkand. Inside the building still acts as a place of education so be respectful when entering.

Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Like most of the public buildings of its time, the tile and mosaic work on the facade is intricate and beautiful.

1  Thank _lfenton_2001
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My trip to Bukhara, Uzbekistan was not planned. I was not interested to go but decided to just follow the group with almost zero knowledge about this country. To my surprise, I must say this is my best trip ever.... Mir-i-Arab Madrasah is one of...More

Thank 178haslinam
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