Things to Do in Khiva

Read about the top 11 things to do in Khiva, Uzbekistan. Get ideas for Khiva sightseeing and tourist attractions in Khiva.
The White Mosque
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#1 of 11 things to do in Khiva

The Ak-Mosque or Ak-Maszhid (“White Mosque”) was built in 1647 by the ruler …

How to Climb the Walls
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#2 of 11 things to do in Khiva

The mud (yes mud) walls surround Khiva and extend a staggering 2.5kms around the…

Kalta Minor Minaret
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#3 of 11 things to do in Khiva

‘Kalta or Caltha Minor’ simply translates as ‘short minaret’. In a city …

Tash Hauli Palace
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#4 of 11 things to do in Khiva

Welcome to the amazing Tash Hauli or Stone Palace. British adventurer Captain Fr…

Kunya Ark and Fortress
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#5 of 11 things to do in Khiva

The Kunya-Ark Citadel is one of the oldest parts of Khiva. The original site was…

Islam-Khodja Madrasah and Minaret
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#6 of 11 things to do in Khiva

The minaret of this madrasah is living proof of the rivalry between Khiva and th…

Muhammad Rahim-khan Madrasah
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#7 of 11 things to do in Khiva

This important Madrasah is located opposite the Kunya-Ark citadel and is named a…

Pahlavon Mahmud Mausoleum
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#8 of 11 things to do in Khiva

This mausoleum, domes and courtyard are an amazing collection of tiled tombs, an…

Palvan-Darvoza
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#9 of 11 things to do in Khiva

The Palvan-Darvoza (‘Great Gate’) serves at the eastern portal to Khiva. It …

The Camel of Khiva
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#10 of 11 things to do in Khiva

Her name is Katya. Or maybe it isn’t. In past years the camel’s name was Mis…

Allakuli Khan Medressa
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#11 of 11 things to do in Khiva

This versatile medressa was built in 1834 - 1835 commissioned by the khan Allaku…

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