Mausoleum Madari Khan, Kokand

Mausoleum Madari Khan: in memory of the poetess

This religious complex was built in 1825 for maternal Kokand Umarkhan. He also connected with the name of the poet Nadira - spouses Umarkhan. The fate of Nadira - wife of the ruler and the poet Umarkhan - was tragic: she was executed on the orders of the Emir of Bukhara - Nasrallah. In memory of the poetesse close to the mausoleum there was built a monument of white marble and bronze.

Madari Khan Mausoleum is a small-sized portal-domed tomb with small faceted minarets, which is located behind the cemetery. Unusual decor bricks lined portal. Patterns of tiles crush, coloring them different from other monuments of the East by the presence of yellow, red, green. Its attention mainly masters moved to the decoration of buildings. That is why the shrine are seen not so much as a work of architectural mastery, but as a product of art hands of craftsmen - potters.

Mausoleum Madari Khan, Kokand
Mausoleum Madari Khan, Kokand
Mausoleum Madari Khan, Kokand