We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Kukeldash Medressa

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 83 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
  • 6
    Very good
  • 6
  • 0
  • 0
Interesting place to visit

We enjoyed visiting this interesting place in Tashkent. We also visited the Romanov Palace and Amir Timur Statue in the middle of the roundabout

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark B
Add Photo Write a Review

83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 22: English reviews
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed visiting this interesting place in Tashkent. We also visited the Romanov Palace and Amir Timur Statue in the middle of the roundabout

Thank Mark B
Torun, Poland
Level Contributor
114 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This very old madrasa is the main attraction for tourist interested in history of Central Asia. it is located close to the MRT station, and very close to the traditional market. If you are not planning visiting Samarkand or Bukhara then this is a must to see.

Thank MLMaj
Ghaziabad, India
Level Contributor
316 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Kukeldash medressa is situated next to chorus market , just watched it from outside but the beauty is just awsum . I would definitely go next time if I get a chance to visit this place

Thank Aditgarg93
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
155 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Nice and historical for Tashkent. Nothing special if compared to Bukhara and Samarkand. Near Chorsu Bazaar and Chorsu metro station. Did not go inside, but looked at it from outside.

Thank Tianshansky
Level Contributor
58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Build in the 16th century as Islamic school, went through a lot of changes and damaged by earthquakes. The place lay in ruins until mid 20th century, when it was restored very tastefully. The garden in the interior part of the central building is very tranquil and nurtured. It is a calm and quite place after the chaos of the... More 

Thank shkomit
Voorburg, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
174 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

This was the first Madressa we saw in Uzbekistan and we were impressed. In comparison with the Madressa of Samerkand the one in Tashkent is not very interesting. It is not worth going to the Kukeldash Medressa, if you have already seen many extremely beautiful Medressa in Khiva, Samarkand or Bukhara.

Thank Haelen
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
198 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

It is now a working Medressa but has been used for many purposes over the centuries. It has ben heavily restored in the 20th century. A lovely building a weel worth spending some time here.

1 Thank navyfenton
Ankara, Turkey
Level Contributor
587 reviews
280 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

It is a working medressa and nect to Chorsu Bazaar. So why not visiting once at a time. Visit this medressa in the afternoon, then go to Chorsu Bazaar and then have your osh (pilav) in Chorsu Bazaar and after doing your shopping for fruits and salads go to your home.

Thank crownvict
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
253 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

This building has been used for many purposes during its lifetime. In the 18th century it was converted into a caravanserai for merchants trading in the local bazaars. It was then changed into a fortress. It then became the setting for public executions. Damaged by earthquakes it lay in ruins until it was restored in the mid 20th century.

Thank Abrumar
Level Contributor
2,539 reviews
1,538 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 547 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

This is another rebuilt monument.The design is similar to the other ones.If you are here and have time visit.

1 Thank SE s

Travellers who viewed Kukeldash Medressa also viewed

Tashkent, Tashkent Province
Tashkent, Tashkent Province
Tashkent, Tashkent Province
Tashkent, Tashkent Province

Been to Kukeldash Medressa? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kukeldash Medressa staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?