Low angle view of Kalyan Minaret, 1127,  and Amir Alim-Khan Madrasah, 14th century, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, pictured on July 8, 2010 in the afternoon. The baked brick  minaret is 48 metres high and its diametre is 9 metres at the bottom and 6 metres at the top. Commissioned by Arslan Khan and designed by Bako its purpose was to summon Muslims to prayer. Bukhara, a city on the Silk Route is about 2500 years old. Its long history is displayed both through the impressive monuments and the overall town planning and architecture. Picture by Manuel Cohen.

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Low angle view of Kalyan Minaret, 1127, and Amir Alim-Khan Madrasah, 14th century, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, pictured on July 8, 2010 in the afternoon. The baked brick minaret is 48 metres high and its diametre is 9 metres at the bottom and 6 metres at the top. Commissioned by Arslan Khan and designed by Bako its purpose was to summon Muslims to prayer. Bukhara, a city on the Silk Route is about 2500 years old. Its long history is displayed both through the impressive monuments and the overall...
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