Mir i Arab Medressa Bukhara, Uzbekistan

This impressive medressa with two blue domes stands opposite the Kalon Mosque. Founded in the 16th century, it was a working seminary until its closure in 1920. Stalin reopened it in 1944.

Mir-i-Arab Medressa with Column of Kalon Minaret at Left - Old City - Bukhara - Uzbekistan
Adam Jones, Ph.D. - Global Photo Archive

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248430
Best Known As
Mir i Arab Medressa
Full Name
Mir i Arab Medressa
Coordinates
39.776101° N, 64.415819° E  (map)