Khiva

Madrassah Mazari Sharif

Madrassah Mazar Sharif

Rakhimkulikhan had a son by the name Issa Tura,? who for some time? was hokim (Govenor) of the city Tashauz (the city is in the territory of Turkmenistan now) and? near Pakhlavan Mahmoud?s mausoleum...
Madrassah Qutlugh Murad Inak

Madrassah Qutlugh Murad Inak

The palace historian Hudayberdi ibn Qoshmukhammad Khivaki who commemorated the events of the past of historical pages in the work under the name ?Dili Gharoyib? (?Hearts of the surprised?), wrote:-?Khevak many times destroyed and...
Madrassah Qozi Kalon

Madrassah Qozi Kalon

Madrasah Qozi Kalon was built in 1905 by the chief judge (Qadi Kalan) of Khiva Salim Akhoon. The appearance of madrassahs and its dimensions are small and do not differ from other contemporary madrassahs....
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 (Kalminor) is the minaret, located in the territory of Ichan Qala ? the inner city of ancient Khiva. Built in 1855. The minaret of Kalta-Minor (short minaret) was conceived by Muhammad Amin...
Mosque and minaret Jum`a

Mosque and minaret Jum`a

? mosque- a place of prayer of Muslims, the abode revered by them, starting from the XI century has been used for specific events. Some type of mosques were intended for committing mass prayers...
Pakhlavan Mahmud mausoleum

Pakhlavan Mahmud mausoleum

Pakhlavan Mahmud mausoleum was originally built mainly in the fourteenth century in the form of a small gurhana (space for burial), where the big ?Pir? (spiritual guide) of his time ? Pakhlavan Mahmud (1247-1326)...
Shirgazi Khan Madrassah

Shirgazi Khan Madrassah

Shirgazi Khan, who build this madrassah (1714-1726), was a smart, brave, enterprising, highly skilled in the military ruler. All his contemporaries were especially amazed by the fact that he was using the stratagem completely...
Palace of Nurullabay

Palace of Nurullabay

Khiva khans for the period from the ?VI? to the ?? century, building a rather large number of palaces, sought to convey their power and wealth through them to their descendants, and to prove...
Palvan Darwaza

Palvan Darwaza

One of the busiest places of medieval Khiva was the area at the Palvan Darwaza ? the eastern gate of the of Khiva?s citadel Ichan Kala. Here, in the XVII century the baths of...

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