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Khoja Berdibai Madrasah

Оne of the oldest madrasah in Khiva Khoja Berdibai madrasah was built not far from the Khiva eastern gates – Palvan-Darvoza by initiative of rich and esteemed residents in 1688. This madrasah is one of...
Madrassah Mazari Sharif

Madrassah Mazar Sharif

This madrasah is located in Khiva and was erected by the order of Rahim Kuli Khan’s son in 1905. Entrance to madrasah is laid in the south wall through the dome gallery with a large...
Madrassah Qutlugh Murad Inak

Madrassah Qutlugh Murad Inak

he madrassah of Khodjamberdy-biy, near the eastern gates of Ichan-Qala, dates back to 1688. It was reconstructed during the construction of Allakuli-khan Madrassah, the first seeming to form a foundation for the Madrassah of...
Madrassah Qozi Kalon

Madrassah Qozi Kalon

This small madrassah was built in 1905 and named by its builder, Salim Akhun, who was the chief judge throughout the Khanate at the time. Today it is a music museum with old photos...
Mausoleum Uch Avliyo Bobo (Mausoleum of the Three Saints)

Mausoleum Uch Avliyo Bobo (Mausoleum of the Three Saints)

The mausoleum is located near the western walls of Tash Hauli, it was built in memory of the three Saints. A huge hall of the mausoleum is covered with a calotte with the cell-like...
Kalta Minor (Kalminor)

Kalta Minor (Kalminor)

Kalta-minor: "short minaret" It is difficult to imagine ancient Khiva without this monument of oriental architecture. The Minaret of Kalta-Minor has become the real symbol of the city. It amazes with its size and unique design....
Mosque and minaret Jum`a

Mosque and minaret Jum`a

The cathedral mosque of Khiva, otherwise known asDjuma-Mosque, is located in Ichan-Qala on the road leading from the gates of Palvan-darva-za to Ata-darvaza. It is a typically archaic mosque with a flat ceiling on...
Pakhlavan Mahmud mausoleum

Pakhlavan Mahmud mausoleum

Makhmud Pahlavan: national hero of Khiva If blue domes as the symbol of the eastern architecture  can be often found in Samarkand and Bukhara, there is only one blue dome in Khiva.  It decorates the...
Shirgazi Khan Madrassah

Shirgazi Khan Madrassah

The Shir Gazi Khan Madrassah (1726) is the oldest madrassah in Khiva and, in fact, is one of the earliest in Central Asia. Popularly known as the'Maskan-i-fazilan' ('residence of the enlightened'), the building was...
Palace of Nurullabay

Palace of Nurullabay

Dishan-Kala (Khiva’s ‘Outer Fortress’) has a number of remarkable monuments. One of them is Nurullabay’s Palace, whose foundations were laid by Muhammad Rakhimbay II in 1906. The construction of the palace was completed in...

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