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Central Asia Celebrates Independence » FOR RELEASE WITH FEATURE BC-CENTRAL ASIA-TRAVEL.

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A general view of the Kalyan ensemble in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. The Kalyan
Minaret (C) dates back as far as 1127. Mir-i Arab Madrasa (L) faces the
Kalyan Congregational Mosque (R) across a square named the Poi Kalyan. Among
the finest cities of Central Asia, Bukhara is a riot of turquoise-domed
mosques, intricately tiled madrassehs, or mosque schools, winding
backstreets and secret courtyards, it is a traveller’s dream. Undated file
picture. FOR RELEASE WITH FEATURE BC-CENTRAL ASIA-TRAVEL NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE
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