08:30 Meeting with the guide at the hotel. Walking tour:
"Ata Darvaza is The Main Gate.
Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasah, built in 1852 for the accommodation and education of students, now used as a hotel.
Kalta Minor (1851) is a minaret that was to become the tallest minaret in the Muslim world. Its diameter is 15 m. However, after the death of Amin Khan (1855), construction was suspended, and the height of the minaret was only 28 m. Now it is called the "short minaret".
Kunya Ark (XVII century) is an inner fortress with administrative buildings and a mosque.
Ak Sheikh Bobo Observation Tower
Muhammad Rahim Khan Madrasah (XIX century)
Lunch at the restaurant.
After lunch, continue the tour:
Juma Mosque (X - XVII c.) - the roof of the mosque is supported by 213 carved columns. Thanks to the unique construction, this is the coolest place in Khiva, with excellent acoustics.
Islam Khoja Minaret and Madrasah (1908-1910) - the 45-meter minaret is the tallest in Khiva, slender and elegant.
Tosh Hauli (1825-1842) – the khan's palace, consisting of three main buildings: the coronation hall, the reception hall and the harem.
The Pahlavan Mahmud Complex (XIV - XIX centuries) was built in honor of the national hero, poet, healer and invincible wrestler Pahlavan Mahmud. It is a place of pilgrimage for local residents.