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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Oh my. What a setting. Walk through the impressive entrance into this idyllic courtyard. It is quite extraordinarily beautiful and peaceful. Against a clear blue sky you will find peace and tranquility. The craftsmanship is dazzling. A true gem. Please go.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank darrens911
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Miri Arab Madrasah . is Islamic and religious center in Bukhara ,Uzbekistan located around the kalan minaret ,( 1535-1536) 16th century Shaikh Abdullah Yamani (came from Yemen )who was constructed this Madrasah in front of Alemam Albukhri Mosque (Mohammed ben Ismaeel Albukhari ) you feel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

A place to dream. Huge space full of color and peaceful enviorment. Inmensity and colors where ever you look.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank adietrill
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Visit Bukhara as a whole and Mir-i Arab Madrasah is a top part of it. Colourfull in every tiny detail.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MRCPAntwerp
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Unlike the Mosque it faces you cannot actually wander around inside this building as it is still in use as a Madrasah. However it is one of the most imposing structures in Uzbekistan - dominating the area in front of it.... to have seen this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

What a sight this is. Wonderful design and great tilework with two lovely domes. a pleasure to visit and see this wonderful building

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Davancar
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The madrassah is still active so is off limits to tourists. The imposing façade compliments the iconic minaret and the opposing mosque.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The access for tourists is limited to the madrassa, as you can enter the foyer and look into the inner courtyard despite, theoretically, you can go no further. However, asking nicely and relying on a professional guide, you could be permitted to view the tombs...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Adele M
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best buildings of Bukhara situated in the same complex than the big minaret. Lovely building outside with two great cupolas in each side and a great design. Similar to some of the great Samarkand Madrasah

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The buillding is quite impressive as is the entire square. Unfortunately I could not enter as it was a functioning school and visitors were not permitted.

Date of experience: May 2018
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