Bukhara

Bahouddin Naqshband Memorial

Bahouddin Naqshband Memorial

The architectural ensemble of Bahouddin, located kilometers north-east of Bukhara, in the old village Qasr-i Arifan arose from the mazar of this sufi. He had been forming for five hundred years, but it is...
Chashma-Yi Ayyub

Chashma-Yi Ayyub

Muslim shrine (mazar) is located on the northwestern suburbs of Bukhara.? The complex of buildings built here in the 15th ? 16th centuries includes ziyarat-khana (room for the ritual ziyara), chilla-khana (room for forty-day...
Khoja Abdalkhalik Al-Gijduvani

Khoja Abdalkhalik Al-Gijduvani

The complex is located in Gijduvon (approx. 50 km north ?east of Bukhara). It is formed around the tomb of the famous Sufi sheikh, the founder of the independent school of mysticism in the...
Shrine of Sayyid Amir Kulal

Shrine of Sayyid Amir Kulal

The Shrine is located in the village of Suhar (25 kilometers north of Bukhara). It notes the grave of the Sufi school spiritual authority, the famous scientist-mystic Hodjagan Amir Kulal (ca.1281-1370), the six successors...
Mir Arab Madrassah

Mir Arab Madrassah

The Mir Arab Madrassah is the major portion of the entire architecture of the Pa-yi Kalon ensemble, which includes the madrasah is believed to be built by Sheiykh  Abdallah Yamani (his ancestors came from...
Kalyan Mosque

The Kalan Mosque

The first Friday Mosque of Bukhara was founded in 713 by the Arab commander Qutaiba ibn Muslim in kuhandiz (Ark/fortress) of Bukhara on the site of a pagan temple in the first quarter of...
Kalan Minaret

Kalan Minaret

The Kalan Minaret is the most magnificent building in Bukhara. According to the author on the history of medieval Bukhara Muhammad Narshakhi (in the Kubawi?s interpretation), Kalan was built by the ruler of Bukhara...

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