Khiva-museum under open air

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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price From: €50

Khiva is an ancient settlement, with a long and turbulent history. There may have been a city on this spot for more than 1500 years. More recently, Khiva was the capital of an important Khanate in the 17th century and was a major Silk Road trading center. The Ichan Kala (historic center) has more than sixty important monuments, including palaces, mosques, mausoleums and madrasahs (schools of Koranic learning). Later afternoon, you will have some free time to do some independent exploration. The ancient city looks particularly magical before sunset from the top of the watching tower.

Khiva

Our guide will meet you at your hotel.

Visit to Ichan Kala, architectural complex of the inner city, surrounded by the large fortress wall with four gates. There are more than sixty architectural monuments: palaces, mosques, madrassahs, minarets and mausoleums inside the inner town: Muhammed Aminkhan Madrassah and its minaret; Kunya Ark and Juma Mosque with 218 pillars (one of the most ancient structures in Central Asia; Tash Khauli palace (the Harem of Khiva Khans); Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Makhmud; Islam Khodja complex and other monuments.

During the tour, you can visit to the workshops of artisans located in ancient madrassahs, where one can watch the wood carvers, silk carpet weavers, pottery makers at work.

Services and price

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Prix par personne 50 € 45 € 40 € 35 € 30 € 30 €

 

 

Service included: 
  • A local English-speaking guide
  • Half board meals
  • Entrance to the museums and monuments
  • Uzbekistan Tourist Map
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