Sunday, May 31, 2015

THOSE TILES! Samarkand, Uzbekistan

The blue tiling on the mosques and madrasahs throughout Samarkand are incredible.

The dark and teal blue mosaic pieces create intricate details on walls, entrances, and domes.

The amazing turquoise domes on the Tilya Kori Madrasah within the Registan:

Arabic calligraphy with the decorative tiling:

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