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Gaukushon ensemble .

Religious tours over the mausoleums and necropolises of Bukhara.

“History repeats itself, and this is one of the reasons why it can be said that something is wrong with history”

Clarence Steward Darrow.

Vacation destination in Bukhara.

Gaukushon ensemble is situated to the west from the dome Toki Sarrafon. There are two small madrasahs and architectural ensemble of Gaukushon related to the Sheybanid’s constructions of the XVI century.
This is one-storied complex that includes a mosque, small minaret imitating the minaret of Kalon, and the madrasah with domed hudjras. 
The madrasah was built in 1570 by order of Abdullah-khan II (1561 - 1598). He came to power with the help of Khoja Islam Juibariy - the powerful leader of local clan of Khoja(s). This clan - often identified as "Juibariya". Abdullah-khan was a disciple (murid) of Khoja Islam, therefore he always gave support to the clan.
He built many religious and civil installations for them. Gaukushan means "one who kills bulls" because earlier there was a slaughterhouse at that place. The Gaukushan Madrasah was erected at the bifurcation of streets, it explains its trapeziform.
This, however, did not hinder the preservation of the traditional courtyard layout. In 1598 Khoja Sa'ad - called "Khoja Kalon" -  "Great Khoja", the son of Khoja Islam - built new cathedral mosque, named "Khoja Mosque" or "Khoja Kalon Mosque", with tall minaret close to the Gaukushan Madrasah.

Dmitriy Page. The Guide to Bukhara. History and sights.

Alexey Arapov.