A beautiful emerald green dome topped with a large brass finial marks the Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Mahmoud - the holiest site in Khiva. It is the shrine of Khiva's patron saint, Pakhlavan Mahmud, who was a fur hat maker and a famous poet of Khiva, and the dynastic burial complex of the Khiva Khans.
Kunya Ark which is the “old fortress” was founded in 1680's by Muhammad Arang Khan. It is a citadel located in Itchan Kala. The citadel presented a complex containing the residence of Khivan Khans and their family. The Kunya Ark foundations are the oldest surviving remains in Khiva dating back to the fifth century.
Welcome to Suzani Centre in Khiva. Here you will find information, view photos and read tourist reviews of Suzani Centre in Khiva.
Welcome to Craft Stalls in Khiva. Here you will find information, view photos and read tourist reviews of Craft Stalls in Khiva.
The aim of the Silk Carpet Workshop is to revive the art of natural dyeing and to re-create fifteenth century Timurid carpet designs in silk. Only natural dyes from plants, minerals and insects are used to dye the silk threads. No trip to Khiva is complete without a visit to Khiva Silk Carpet Workshop.
Bir Gumbaz tea house in Khiva is located inside the former single-doomed Pahlivan Mahmoud mosque. Bir Gumbaz is known for tasty soups and its artist’s view of Kalta Minor. The suzani-decorated walls and friendly welcome from the staff creates a pleasent the atmosphere in the Bir Gumbaz tea house.
Farrukh Tea House in Khiva, which consists of colourfully decorated yurts in the courtyard, is located in the centre of Khiva. Farrukh Tea House in Khiva is mainly visited by tourists rather than locals, prices are reasonable. The tea house mainly serves traditional dishes.
Zarafshan Restaurant in Khiva is a small place owned and managed by Zarafshan-opa, a local business lady. Zarafshan Restaurant in Khiva is located in the courtyard of the 19-century Tolib Makhsum Madrassah and can seat up to 50 people. The interior of the restaurant is made in national Uzbek style.
Rustamboy Tea House is one of the best places in Khiva to dine that serve national dishes. As the tea house is located outside the Itchan Kala, the main tourist attraction in Khiva, you will find a company of local visitors dining in the tea house more than foireign tourists.
One of the Old Khiva's abandoned madrasahs - the Allakulikhan, near the Tash Hauli Palace, was turned it into a light, bright, and modern restaurant with an attractive outdoor terrace and a small art gallery. Service in Khorezm Art Restaurant in Khiva is excellent and the menu varied.
Description About Welcome to in Khiva. Here you will find information, view photos and read tourist reviews of in Khiva. It’s well-worth escaping the hallowed walls of the Ichon-Qala to attend this upscale chaikhana overlooking a hauz (pool). It serves filling meals of manty, shashlyk, soup [...]
Palvan Kari is rare type straight, cylindrical minaret. It was built in the late XIX, early XX centuries. Palvan Kari minaret is located in the eastern part of Dishan-Kala close to the Sayyid-biy
Description About Welcome to in Khiva. Here you will find information, view photos and read tourist reviews of in Khiva. The palace of Nurullah-bai is in the northwestern part of Dishan-Qala. It was built by Muhammad-Rahim-khan II for his son and heir Asfendiyar-khan from 1906-1912. After the [...]
Description About Welcome to in Khiva. Here you will find information, view photos and read tourist reviews of in Khiva. The Khan’s palace is a large building, ornamented with pillars and domes, which, covered with bright coloured tiles, flash in the sun, and attract the attention of the [...]