Built in the city of Samarkand in the XV century, the Mirzo Ulugbek madrassah is a revered religious building among Muslims that carries out spiritual and educational activities. The oldest religious school, founded by the ruler of the Timurid state together with the scientist astronomer Mirzo Ulugbek, is part of a magnificent architectural complex. This ensemble is located on the famous Registan square.
The Ulugbek madrasa building was constructed in accordance with the Muslim rules and needs of the time. The building itself has the shape of a rectangle with a length of 81 meters and a width of 56 meters. The facade of the building faces the East, its main element is peshtak-a niche in the form of an arch, in the depth of which there are three entrance portals. The Central entrance is made in the form of a pointed arch of large dimensions, decorated with carved window bars. The two side entrances have the same shape, only in smaller sizes. Above all three portals are loggias that offer a magnificent view of Registan square.