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Ruhabad mausoleum
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The laconic domed Ruhabad mausoleum (“The Abode of Spirit”) is located near the Gur-Emir mausoleum.

Registan Square
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The Registan Square is the heart of Samarkand. It appeared as a centre of crafts and trade long before the Mongol invasion.

Tillya-Kari madrasah
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Ten years later after completion of the Sher-Dor madrasah, Yalangtush Bahadur launched a new construction of a combination of a madrasah and juma-mosque, which was subsequently named Tillya-Kari (1646-1660). This building completed the composite design of the Registan.

Sher-Dor madrasah
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Yalangtush Bahadur was an energetic commander, clever politician, ruler of a large independent principality and deputy of Bokharan khans in Samarkand.

Ulugbek madrasah
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From the very beginning the Ulugbek madrasah was the main religious institution of Samarkand, its unique university in the Middle Ages. Originally the madrasah had 50 hujras (cells), which served as a dwelling for more than one hundred students.

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