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Chahār-bāgh, Madrasa
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The Chahār-bāgh Madrasa is part of a large architectural ensemble, which also includes a caravanserai, stables, bazaar and mosque. Extensively restored in recent years, the caravanserai has been converted into a hotel. The bazaar which adjoins the northern side of the madrasa, the revenues from which were originally intended to support the activities of the madrasa, has also been altered and restored, and now functions as an arts and cra…

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Javeri, Mohsen and Translated by Janis Esots, “Chahār-bāgh, Madrasa”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000076>
First published online: 2021

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