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Hodja Zayn ad-Din complex

Among the city blocks, Hodja ad-Din complex, the pearl of Bukhara is silently hidden. It was built in the first half of the 16th century on the shore of the most ancient reservoirs of Bukhara.

Hauz, which was providing the local population with drinking water, was designed with stone plates in the 19th century, fn the north-east comer by the stepped path to the water stream there is a fountain in the shape of dragon’s pasture - “adjarh”.
The type of this building is called mosque-khanaka. The main dome hall is rectangle-shaped; it is wide and has tall ceilings. Majestic design decorates the hall from the ground floor up to the top of the dome. The mosaic panel of the mosque impresses the eyes of the visitors with its geometrical forms as well as the curvy arks with colored ornament. The sense of multi-colored variety prevails inside the building with its blue and dark-blue tones.

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