Sitorai Mohi Khosa

Sitorai Mohi Khosa Palace is located near Bukhara. It was once a country residence of the Bukhara emirs. It was erected by Muzaffarkhan in honor of his lost young wife Sitory-bonu. The palace boasts extraordinary beauty, a variety of colors, and unique patterns.

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SAMANID MAUSOLEUM

The SamanidMausoleum is one of the architectural heritage not only of Samarkand, but also of Central Asia. It was built by Ismail Samani, the founder of the Samanid state, in honor of his father Ahmad ibn Assad. Later, the mausoleum became the family tomb of the Samanids: Ismail himself was buried in it, and then the grandson of Ismail was buried here too, according to the inscriptions above the entrance….

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KALYAN MINARET

Kalyan Minaret is a sacred symbol of Islamic culture located in Bukhara. For several centuries this tower overlooks Bukhara, showing its greatness. After all, it is not coincidence that the minaret bears the name of Kalyan, which means «great». Such masterpieces of architecture are also situated at the foot of the minaret as the Kalyan mosque and the Miri-Arab madrasah.

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KAJA-GAUKUSHON MADRASAH

Kaja-Gaukushon complex is the architectural object of worship in Buhkara. The complex consists of madrasah, mosque and minaret, all of which were built in different years. The minaret is only slightly inferior in height to the Kalyan minaret. Gaukushon means “killing bulls”, and there was a cattle slaughterhouse earlier. Lyab-i Hauz is a square in the center of Buhkara and is famous for it’s unique beauty. It is an artificial…

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MIRI-ARAB MADRASAH

Miri-Arab madrasah can proudly be called a masterpiece of Islamic culture.It is located directly opposite the Kalyan mosque.Once Mir-Arab madrasah was the only spiritual Muslim educational institution in Central Asia. It produced a large number of muftis, among which was the late President of the Chechen Republic, Ahmad Kadyrov.

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