Sahib Mian Hazrat Medressa
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Sahib Mian Hazrat Medressa information
Walk five minutes down Muqimi ko'chasi from Khamza ko'chasi to the truncated remnants of the large 19th-century Sahib Mian Hazrat Medressa, where the great Uzbek poet and ‘democrat’ Mohammedamin Muqimi (1850–1903) lived and studied for the last 33 years of his life. There is a small museum in Muqimi’s old room, which contains a few of his personal belongings, plus Arabic calligraphy by Muqimi himself.