Sher-Dor Madrasah

In the 17th century the ruler of Samarkand, Yalangtush Bakhodur, ordered the construction of the Sher-Dor and Tillya-Kori madrasahs. The tiger mosaics on the face of each madrassa are interesting, in that they flout the ban in Islam of the depiction of living beings on religious buildings.

  • Plaza del Registan, Samarcanda, Uzbekistán
  • Registan square June 2007
  • Sherdar Madrassa
  • Samarkand Reghistan - Medersa Cher-dor
  • Медресе Шер-Дор "обитель львов". Sher-Dor (Having Tigers) Madrasah.

Country:
Uzbekistan
Rating:
9
Latitude:
39,6549217
Longitude:
66,9764918
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