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Islamic art of Madrasah Ulugbek, Samarkand

The square-shaped courtyard includes a mosque lecture rooms and is fringed by the dormitory cells in which students had lived. There are deep galleries along the axes. Originally, the Ulugbek Madrasah was a two-storied building with four domed darskhones at the corners. The madrasah was one of the best clergy universities of the whole Mouslem Orient of the 15th century.

Against tourists inside the first floor there are a tourist shop in the picture, women are working in the shop.

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  • Uploaded on August 6, 2011
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    by ssSUH
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D300S
    • Taken on 2011/08/01 18:21:19
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 10.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/18.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO1600
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash