Mir i Arab Medressa, Bukhara

Mir-i-Arab Medressa with Column of Kalon Minaret at Left - Old City - Bukhara - Uzbekistan
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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.

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318181
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Mir i Arab Medressa
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Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Coordinates
39.776101° N, 64.415819° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015