Prints Cityscapes - Pavel Gospodinov Photography
Powered by SmugMug Log In

The Islamic Religious Complex Po-I-Kalan In Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Po-i-Kalan , Bukhara, Uzbekistan; 19 May 2016; Po-i-Kalan (The Foot of the Great), is an Islamic religious complex located around the Kalan minaret in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. The Kalan minaret is known more properly as Minâra-i Kalân or the Tower of Death because for centuries criminals were executed by being thrown from the top. Kalan Mosque (Maedjid-i Kalan) was completed circa 1514, in the Khanate of Bukhara.

ancientarchitectureasiabuildingbukharacityscapecourtyardcupolahouseinteriorislamkalyanlandmarkmasjidi kalanmausoleummedievalmiddle eastminaretmiri arab madrassahmosquemuseummuslimoldpoikalan complexreligionsightseeingsilk roadsquaresunsettombtourismtowntracerytravelurbanuzbekistan