Amir-Alim-Khan Madrassah


Emir Seyyid Mir Mohammed Alim Khan was the last emir of the Emirate of Bukhara. He was also the last direct descendant of Genghis Khan to serve as a national ruler. He was overthrown in 1920 by the Red Army under the command of Bolshevik general Mikhail Frunze. This small medersa, now used as a children's library, was built under his reign right behind the Kalon Minaret. Despite being built in the 20th century, the medersa's style is line with the traditional architecture of the surrounding buildings.