Numerous historical evidence suggests that the idea of building a madrassa belongs to the court vizier Islam Khoja Talib and the governor of the city of Khiva Mohammed Rahimhanu II. The name of madrassas can be translated as "one who serves." In modern Khorezm word "Makhdoom" - the person who o> More
In the northern part of the Juma Mosque has settled this madrassa, which was built in the early XX century. The study of ancient documents says that the construction process is directly led by the best architects of the time - Kalandar Kochum and Hudaibergen Haji.> More
In the famous Rahimkulihana had a son, named Isa Tyurya. Legend says that he ordered built in the immediate vicinity of the shrine Pahlawan Mahmud madrassa named in his honor - Mazari Sharif madrassa, which means "the place of burial of noble people."> More
Shopping Centre, completed in 1905, is located directly opposite the eastern wall Palvan-Kari. The main specialization of the shopping center was a ladies' perfumes and various overseas fabric imported from Turkey, Russia. Business developed successfully, and the beginning of 1913 a network of sh> More
This madrasah was built between the Russian school and a well-known madrasahs Mazari Sharif in mid-1884. Between the two places of worship erected a small internal corridor. It is believed that the complex was built on the money, and with the full patronage of large while Atazhanbaya land owner.
This building can be easily found on the south-eastern side of the famous mosque of Muhammad Yar Devon built with the full financial support of a close relative Kamil Khwarizmi. He was famous at the time a writer who specializes in poetry, translations and writing folk music.
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At the beginning of the last century, when the present territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan was under the control of the Russian Empire, the famous Yusuf Yasulbashi was responsible for the prison system and personal safety of the Khan of Khiva. His duties included direct delivery of important > More
The name of the mosque, whose construction was completed in the eighteenth century, was in honor of the head of the guards of the Khan. The shape of the building is designed in the usual rectangle form, which is divided into rooms. Part of it situated in the north, is added by a small courtyard a> More
Madrasah of Yakubbay Hodja can be found in the western part of "Ichan Kala" in the vicinity of the shrine adjoining Pakhlavan Mahmoud. The date of construction of the sacred building is considered to be 1873. The idea of building was put forward by a well-known at the time merchant Yakubboy Hod> More
The ancient gate, built in the western part of Ichan-Kala, is cqlled by many historians as the main entrance to the city. Numerous facts show that inside of the gate there were a lot of shopping arcades, the covered bazaar and so on. From the right side the architectural complex was supplemented > More
The gates, located in the northern part of the fortress wall, are a structure of a symmetric nature. The opposite side of the construction, divided into several rooms, overlooks Ichan-Kala, but as estimated by historians, it can not boast of the same architectural and cultural significance as oth> More
These gates lead to one of the busiest areas of ancient Khiva, located near Ichon Kala and Palvan Darwaza. In the middle of the XVII century there were erected the famous baths of Anushakhan and a one-storeyed building of Hodzhamberdybiy.This architectural complex also includes:
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This architectural complex, built in the thirties of the last century, is a southern gate of Ichan-Qala. Huge gates have six cameras and a passage with two domes. On both sides of the passage located between the domes, there are the guard and customs premisis.This architectural complex, built in > More
The majestic image of this construction is described not only in historical documents, but also in many literary works. For example, the ancient authors Navoi, Jami and Ahmed Razi in their works noted that Said Alauddin, well known for his generosity and wisdom, had built one of the finest buildi> More
One of the myths, actively circulating in the city, says that Khiva was founded by the son of famous Noah - Sim. It is believed that at the end of the biblical Flood, Sim for a long time wandered in the desert and decided to take a nap. In his dream he dreamed of nearly three hundred colored torc> More
The author of the project and the main initiator of the construction of the madrasa of 1905 was a Chief Justice of Khiva, whose name was Salim Akhun. The absence of any particular decorative elements of internal and external design is fully offset by significant differences in the use of educatio> More
This religious building was built under the direction of a well-known merchant of the city of Khiva Palvan Kari. The facts show that the merchant was not only a close advisor of Muhammad Rahim Khan II, but also took an active part in the creation of strong trade ties with the Russian Empire, Turk> More
Many historians and architects rightly attribute this madrasa to one of the greatest creations of the famous Khan of Khiva Allakulikhan. Thanks to his efforts Khiva managed to become not only one of the major military centers, but also an important cultural and political city of the kingdom. Thro> More
Numerous ethnographic and archaeological researches revealed that this madrasah was built with the financial support of Dost Alyam. This well-known person of that time, worked at the court of Muhammad Rahimhan II as a lawyer. The building was small and was like an ordinary rectangle, decorated wi> More
Khiva- a cityin the Khorezmregion of Uzbekistan.Khiva isconsidered the jewelof the Khorezmoasis.