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Khiva places of interest

Khiva

Khiva city lies at the heart of the Karakum desert, on the left bank of the Amu Darya River, 450 km. from Bukhara. The legend tells that it was founde...
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Kalta-Minar Minaret

Khiva

Kalta-Minar Minaret means «Low tower» is located in the inner of Khiva. The building was erected in the 19 century by the ruler Mukhammad ...
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Islam-Hoja Minaret

Khiva

 Islam-Hoja Minaret was built in 1908 by Islam-Hoja of the Prime Minister of Khan. The minaret is a symbol of the country, is an early example of...
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Ichan-Kala settlement

Khiva

  Ichan-Kala city (inner castle) is located in the historical centre of the ancient city Khiva. The territory of Ichan-Kala is 30 hectares. The h...
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Kyzyl-Kala Fortress

Khiva

  Kyzyl-Kala Fortress («red fortress») is located not far from Toprak-Kala, 27 km from Biruni town. The total area of the fortre...
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Museum of Applied Art and Life

Khiva

  Museum of Applied Art and Life is situated in Kazy Kalya madrasah in Khiva. It was built in the beginning of XX century. Visitors of the museum...
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Pahlavan Mahmud Complex

Khiva

  Pahlavan Mahmud complex is located not far from Juma Mosque. Pahlavan Mahmud is a local poet and philosopher who was famous for his heroic stre...
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Caravanseray Alla-Kuli-khan

Khiva

  Caravanseray Alla-Kuli-khan  was built in 1835; it was one of the important places for merchants. There were rooms where kept raw silk and...
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Kunya-Ark Fortress

Khiva

  Kunya-Ark «old castle» was built in the end of 17th century in 1686-1688 by Anushakhan’s son Arangakhan. The total size of th...
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Palvan-Darvaza Ensemble

Khiva

  Palvan-Darvaza is the eastern gate of the citadel Ichan-Kala. The ensemble was built in the years 1804-1806. The local people called the gate &...
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Muhammad Rahim-khan madrasah

Khiva

  Muhammad Rahim-khan madrasah is located east of Kunya-Ark. The full name of khan is Said Muhammad Rahim Bahadur Khan. Local people called him M...
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Anush-khan Baths

Khiva

  One of the most interesting and unique monuments of history and architecture are Anush-khan baths, located in the territory of old Khiva. Accor...
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Dishan-Kala

Khiva

  Dishan-Kala is the name of historical “outside” city of Khiva. As opposed to Ichan-Kala, Dishan-Kala is kept only ruins of gates of...
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Ak-mosque

Khiva

  The foundation of the Ak-mosque ("White Mosque") was founded in 1647 with the bath Anush Khan. There are inscriptions on the doors of the mosqu...
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Said Alauddin Mausoleum

Khiva

  Said Alauddin Mausoleum is one of the most historic buildings in Central Asia. The exact date of the mausoleum’s construction doesn&rsquo...
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Shergazi Khan Madrasah

Khiva

  One of the oldest madrasah of khiva is Shergazi Khan Madrasah. It was built in the XVIII century, located in the centre of Ichan-Kala. Accordin...
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Said Muhammad-khan Madrasah

Khiva

  Said Muhammad-khan Madrasah is located in one of the most picturesque places of Dishan-Kala. The building was built in 1876 after the death of ...
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Juma Mosque

Khiva

  Juma Mosque is located on the terrytory of the ancient architectural complex Ichan-Kala. It differs from other mosques of Khiva. There are no e...
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Kurnysh-khan Palace

Khiva

  One of the significant constructions of the old citadel Kunua-Ark is Kurnysh-khan Palace. This magnificent building was erected in 1806. The ar...
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Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasah

Khiva

Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasah is the greatest madrasah not only in Khiva, but also in all Central Asia. This two-story building was built by Muhammad Am...
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