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One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
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One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00
 
One Day Tour of Samarkand
"You will be picked up at 7:15am from your hotel in Tashkent and transferred to the railway station to catch an 8am Afrosiyob high-speed train departing for Samarkand which will arrive in Samarkand at 10:30am. Your local tour guide and driver will meet yo consisting of 3 madrassahs: Madrassah Uughbek MadrassahTillakari and Madrassah SherdarBibi Khanum Mosque - named in honor of the eldest wife of Great Timur (14th Century)LunchShahi-Zinda necropolis (12th-15th Century) - burial place of Kusamibn ibn Abbas cousin to the prophet MuhammadUlugbek Observatory - the biggest observatory built by Ulugbek (15th Century).You will return to the railway station at 4:30pm to catch a 5pm high-speed train departing for Tashkent and and arrive in Tashkent at 7:40pm. You will be transfer to your hotel in Tashkent upon arrival.""""Welcome to Samarkand
From $212.00

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Watch out for all the smaller minaretts

What I found most fascinating in Khiva's old city were the smaller minarets, which have not been mentioned in the city guidebooks. But you find them only when walking off the main streets and the...
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Crossing the Oxus

This river flows to the north and east of Khiva, and cuts off this corner of Khorezm province from the rest of Uzbekistan. It is properly known by the name of Amu Darya, but in ancient times it was...
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Statue of Al-Khorezmi

If you’ve always hated algebra, here’s the man to blame! Mukhammad ibn Musa Al-Khorezmi lived about 780-850 and was the chief mathematician in an academy of sciences in Baghdad, though he came...
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Nouroullah Bai's palace

You will have to go outside the old city, pass the western gate to find this interesting palace. It has not yet been fully restored to its past glory, but the medersa and the reception hall are worth...
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The desert Citadels

The Citadels are not exactly in Khiva, but a couple of hours away. They are reachable from Khiva, and make a wonderful three quarters of a day excursions.Three citadels are usually visited by...
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The old doors to the "old" new city of Khiva

Pass the Northern Gate of Itchan Kala, walk straight ahead for a few minuts... and you'll fall on what used to be the Double Gates of the "old" new city of Khiva. This goes back when the "old" city of...
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Tash Hauli Palace

Welcome to the amazing Tash Hauli or Stone Palace. British adventurer Captain Fredrick Burnaby described this ornate palace and its many royal guards in his book “A Ride to Khiva” in 1876. As you...
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Islam-Khodja Madrasah and Minaret

The minaret of this madrasah is living proof of the rivalry between Khiva and the city of Bukhara. Over the centuries the 2 cities had competing kingdoms. Bukhara built the massive Kalon Minaret in...
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Allakuli Khan Medressa

This versatile medressa was built in 1834 - 1835 commissioned by the khan Allakuli. The main portal and arched niches are richly decorated with blue and black-and-while Khorezm-style majolica (glazed...
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Muhammad Rahim-khan Madrasah

This important Madrasah is located opposite the Kunya-Ark citadel and is named after Muhammad Rahim Khan II (1845-1910). His full name was Saeed Mohammed Rahim Bahadur Khan and he was popularly known...
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"Khiva - Fairy Tale of 1001 Nights"
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"KHEY VAKH!"
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"Where time stood still"
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"City frozen in time"
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"Khiva - an open air museum"
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