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Uzbekistan Page 4

Location: Khiva, Uzbekistan

The World Heritage Site of Khiva

The map pf the Silk Road is a photo stop for tourists.

Modern Uzbek architecture.

In the back streets of the historical city walls

The city walls of Itchan Kala, (Khiva), the city originally founded by Shem, son of Noah. The tombs were built outside as enemies would not attack where there were tombs.

The necropolis

The unfinished minaret

One of the madrassah

The tallest minaret

We climbed the tower.

Jumah Mosque, a Friday mosque from the tenth century.

Detail of Tosh Hovli Palace

One overview of the city from the tower.



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Modern Uzbek architecture.

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The map pf the Silk Road is a photo stop for tourists.

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The city walls of Itchan Kala, (Khiva), the city originally founded by Shem, son of Noah. The tombs were built outside as enemies would not attack where there were tombs.

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In the back streets of the historical city walls

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The unfinished minaret

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The necropolis

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The tallest minaret

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One of the madrassah

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Jumah Mosque, a Friday mosque from the tenth century.

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We climbed the tower.

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One overview of the city from the tower.

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Detail of Tosh Hovli Palace