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Destination: Uzbekistan
Last updated: 09 Jan 2017

Chor Minor, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

'Chor-minor' ('Four minarets') is the name of an unusual madrasah of Caliph Niyazkul built in 1807. The madrasah is made up of a yard with one-storied hudjras, column aivan of a summer mosque and a stoned pool. Its entrance is four-arch dome construction with four towers under blue domes. Three towers were used as back rooms. The last one has a stair leading to the second floor and the dome hall where a library was.
In old times
In old times

Chor Minor, present day
Chor Minor, present day
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
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)