ARKIV 040403 - Man riding a bike past Kalon Minaret was built in 1127 and was likely the tallest building in Central Asia at the time. In the background is the entrance to the Mir-i.Arab Medressa from the 16th century. Bukhara, UZBEKISTAN Foto: Christopher Herwig - Kod 9266 COPYRIGHT PRESSENS BILD
Ulughbek (Ulugh Beg) Medressa, Bukhara (Buxoro, Бухоро, بُخارا), Uzbekistan (O‘zbekiston, Ўзбекистон)
Please also visit my Photoblog at brohardphotography.blogspot.com Follow me and become Fan at Facebook Loïc Brohard Photography Built in 1417, the Ulughbek Medressa is the oldest medressa in Central Asia. It is one of three built by Ulughbek; the others are in Samarkand's Registan and in Gijduvan (45km from Bukhara towards Samarkand). This elegant version in Bukhara contains many niches around a central courtyard and is decorated with blue tiles. The Ulughbek Medressa is located just east of…
The Ark (fortress), Bukhara (Buxoro, Бухоро, بُخارا), Uzbekistan (O‘zbekiston, Ўзбекистон)
Please also visit my Photoblog at brohardphotography.blogspot.com Follow me and become Fan at Facebook Loïc Brohard Photography The Ark is a massive fortress located in the city of Bukhara, Uzbekistan that was initially built and occupied around the 5th century AD. In addition to being a military structure, the Ark encompassed what was essentially a town that, during much of the fortress' history, was inhabited by the various royal courts that held sway over the region surrounding Bukhara…
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"ФОНАРЬ" ВАБКЕНТСКОГО МИНАРЕТА. БУХАРСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ. Минарет возведен в городе Вабкенте при пятничной мечети в конце XII в. от имени духовного правителя Бухары садра Бурхан ад-Дина Абд ал-Азиза. "Фонарь" («минарет» происходит от арабского слова «манāра» - место возжигания огня, маяк, поэтому навершия минаретов по аналогии с маяками называют "фонарями") минарета представляет собой цилиндрический киоск с арочными проемами и резными кирпичными решетками (панджара).