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Nodir Devon Begi Madrasasi

Bakhowuddin Nakshbandi Street, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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In the heart of Bukhara

This is a madrassah inside of old town Bukhara. Now they are full of souvenir shops inside. A good... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
San Jose
Good Dinner with Traditional Dance show

Both me and my wife enjoined the dinner with about one hour show of traditional dance and music... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
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“local dance” (2 reviews)
“phoenix” (4 reviews)
Bakhowuddin Nakshbandi Street, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is a madrassah inside of old town Bukhara. Now they are full of souvenir shops inside. A good shopping area.

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Both me and my wife enjoined the dinner with about one hour show of traditional dance and music. The food was quite good. The service was fast although the restaurant was almost full.

Thank tabbasy
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Building is nice to look at from the outside and inside. Entrance is free as there are many souvenir shops inside. Also they provide some kind of folklore show for bus-group tourists with big cameras. Better to avoid in the evening when the show starts...More

Thank Paspy7711
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Set at one end of a park, the tile and mosaic work on the facade is quite beautiful.As with other buildings of its era, it has been restored.Areas of the old work are left so that you can compare them with the restoration.

Thank _lfenton_2001
Reviewed 6 November 2016

So, we where brought here to se "a show". Paid 20,000 soms for the show (for the option without dinner). Basically we had to sit in this place for one hour watching some weird dances. Between one dance and another there was a display of...More

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The madrassa is now an arts & crafts centre and many artisans present there work there. I bought some beautiful miniature paintings - the workmanship is stunning. At night there are dance performances, however, we did not attend. The building is all lit up at...More

Thank Noormohamed A
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The madrassa is in Lyab-i Hauz, the palpitating centre of Bukhara. You cannot miss it and you can't miss the symbol of the city that is so beautifully represented on the portal of Nodir Devon Beghi Madrassa: the Symurgh (phoenix). The portal, as well as...More

1  Thank BarbaraTombari
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great to walk by and around the tiles are worth a photo or two. You can drink tea inside and also buy some souvenirs. We saw a local dance show while having dinner on the special day of independents

1  Thank JensPerregaard
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Nadir Divan-Begi Madrasah 1611-42 was built as a caravanserai and on opening ceremony Imam Kyu declared it a Madrasah and later Nadir Divan -Begi had to adapt this caravan serai into a Madrasah 1630 by completing the building with terraces portals and towers and a...More

1  Thank Sparkie09
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is one of the nicest Madrassas in Bukhara with a beautiful phoenix design on the facade. It contains some interesting souvenir shops.

1  Thank philipsK7729PY
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