Archive for February, 2015

February 5, 2015

Maghoki Attar mosque, Bukhara

Just a few photos of this extraordinary “mishmash of the original 12th-century building (mainly in the southern facade and doorways) and the 16th-century reconstruction.” Like most of Bukhara’s historical mosques, it’s currently in use as a carpet shop (or “museum”). Photographed in 2004

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And while I’m at it, everyone’s favourite Chor Minar (four towers):

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