Khanqah of Khoja Zaynuddin, Bukhara
Khanqah of Khoja Zaynuddin
This monument of antiquity is concealed from view in the residential settlement of Bukhara. But the real connoisseur of antiquity and ancient architecture must visit this unique complex od buildings of XVI century.
This mosque-khanqah has the central hall with dome, which was used by Sufi in their religious rites. The hall is vast, high and has the rich ornamentation.
The khanqah of Khoja Zaynuddin served as a shelter for errant dervishes and fulfilled a function of residential quater mosque. It was the place of meeting of he representatives of Sufism and the burial place of esteemed sheikh Khodja Zaynuddin.