Bolo Haouz

Bolo Haouz Mosque is a historical mosque in BukharaUzbekistan.[1] Built in 1712, on the opposite side of the citadel of Ark in Registan district, it is inscribed in the UNESCOWorld Heritage Site list along with the other parts of the historic city. It served as a Friday mosque during the time when the emir of Bukhara was being subjugated under the Bolshevik Russian rule in 1920s. Thin columns made of painted woods were added to the frontal part of the iwan (entrance) in 1917, additionally supporting the bulged roof of summer prayer room. The columns are decorated with colored muqarnas.

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