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Last updated: 09 Jan 2017

Mausoleum of Sheikh Boharzi, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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Sheikh Seif ad-Din Boharzi (died in 1261) was a pupil of outstanding Khorezm Sufi Nadjm ad-Din Qubro (died in 1220). Sheikh Boharzi was famous for converting Golden Horde's khan Berke to Islam. In the middle of 13th century he headed Bukhara madrasah, established by Ma'sud-beg, Mongolian Muslim minister. After death the Sheikh was buried in Fatkhabad district near Bukhara. At the end of the 13th century a mausoleum was built above his tomb.

Mausoleum of Sheikh Boharzi
Mausoleum of Sheikh Boharzi

A dome building of khanaka with portal was attached to the mausoleum in the 14th century. There is a mausoleum near the khanaka. It belongs to Boharzi's follower Chagatay khan Buyan Kuli (died in 1358). In the past it was a refined structure decorated with carved terracotta of blue, dark blue and white tones.
Entrance to the Mausoleum of Sheikh Boharzi
Entrance to the Mausoleum of Sheikh Boharzi
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 the Samanids
Miri-Arab Madrasah
Namazga Mosque
Trading Domes
Ulugbek Madrasah
Vabkent Minaret
Zindan (Prison)