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Destination: Uzbekistan
Last updated: 09 Jan 2017

Kosh-Madrasah, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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In the epoch of Abdulla-khan II Sheibanid (1557-1597) in Bukhara was built architectural ensemble Kosh-Madrasah of two opposite madrasahs. The first - madrasah Modari-khan was constructed in about 1567 in honour of Abdulla-khan's mother; the other one was built between 1588 and 1590 and named after Abdulla-khan. Facade of Modari-khan is decorated with tiles of multi-coloured brick mosaic. The hall of Abdulla-khan Madrasah is a gallery with a mosque and a classroom. The mosque was a little bit turned to the basic building to orient the pray niche to Mecca. The facade is covered with majolica tiles.
Kosh-Madrasah, Bukhara
Kosh-Madrasah, Bukhara

Kosh-Madrasah majolica
Kosh-Madrasah majolica
Ancient Bukhara
Ark Fortress
Art gallery, sale exhibition of the Bukhara Gold Embroidery Factory
Baha Ad-Din Naqshband Necropolis
Bolo-Hauz Mosque
Bukhara city
Chor Bakr Complex
Chor Minor
Fayzabad and Zainuddin
Gijduvani Memorial Complex
Kalyan Minaret
Kalyan Mosque
Khanaka and Madrasah of Nadir Divan-Beghi
Kukeldash Madrasah
Lyabi-Hauz Complex
Madrasah of Abdulaziz Khan
Magoki-Attari Mosque
Mausoleum of Sheikh Boharzi
Mausoleum of the Samanids
Miri-Arab Madrasah
Namazga Mosque
Trading Domes
Ulugbek Madrasah
Vabkent Minaret
Zindan (Prison)