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Uzbekistan Page 6

Location: Bukhara, Uzbekistan

more of Bukhara historical centre

The equivalent of Robin Hood in the Lyabi Hauz Square.

Inside a madrassah; note the writings of part of the qu'oran in the blue glazed tiled.

The remains of the Turkish baths found with the caravanserais.

The trading domes

In the Poikalyan Square.

Magoki Attori Mosque, only the portal is the original from the twelfth century.

The Kok Gumbaz Dome.

The minaret known as the Tower of death as prisoners were said to be thrown from the top. It also served as a lighthouse for the caravaners, and as a water tower.

The portal of the Kaylon Madrassah.

Inside the Kaylon Mosque. There is a small area sectioned off to serve as an active mosque.

In the immaculate grounds, the relic of the mulberry tree. The legend says that Bahouddin struck the ground with a twig and from this spot grew a mulberry tree. Anyone who strokes the tree trunk or ties a thread can make a wish.

Bahouddin Nakshbandi Mausoleum, a pilgrimage site. The main mosque is unisex, a place where there is direct access to god.



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Inside a madrassah; note the writings of part of the qu'oran in the blue glazed tiled.

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The equivalent of Robin Hood in the Lyabi Hauz Square.

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The trading domes

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The remains of the Turkish baths found with the caravanserais.

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Magoki Attori Mosque, only the portal is the original from the twelfth century.

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In the Poikalyan Square.

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The minaret known as the Tower of death as prisoners were said to be thrown from the top. It also served as a lighthouse for the caravaners, and as a water tower.

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The Kok Gumbaz Dome.

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Inside the Kaylon Mosque. There is a small area sectioned off to serve as an active mosque.

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The portal of the Kaylon Madrassah.

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Bahouddin Nakshbandi Mausoleum, a pilgrimage site. The main mosque is unisex, a place where there is direct access to god.

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In the immaculate grounds, the relic of the mulberry tree. The legend says that Bahouddin struck the ground with a twig and from this spot grew a mulberry tree. Anyone who strokes the tree trunk or ties a thread can make a wish.