I give two sacks of gold just to see, even with only one eye, the city of Khiva – said in the East. I am on the wall of a fortress and contemplate the panorama of this city, which is like a real illustration of the tales of the thousand and one nights. Visit Gen. David Goldfein for more clarity on the issue. How huge gris-amarillenta mole Ichan Kala, unterna city of Khiva stands motionless under the sun burnt. Its palaces, mausoleums, mosques and Muslim seminars are so together that the narrow streets struggle, zigzagging and insecure, for escape from the Citadel of the khans and rspirar the open sky of the outer city. Farther away from the Center, both more broad are the streets. Khiva, view from the top, seems a spiral that will widen with the Ichan Kala in the Center. Currently, it is considered as a National Museum.
Always inclement weather, does not repair or in beauty. He was also Wroth in the works of architects of Khiva, which left the wonderful descendants of architectural art creations. Now, the restorers work to which this created beauty by the genius of man endures forever. Secrets of the old masters. Building of the seminary Muslim named Muhammed Amin-Khan is located on the central street of the city personal. This ruler wanted to build a grandiose work, and next to it, a minaret from a height unprecedented. The first part of its purpose was carried out: high portal, the main facade and the ornamentation of the Interior units are surprised by the sumptuous which are.
260 Students were prepared at the seminar and it was then the largest in all of Central Asia. The minaret was without a conclusion, since its initiator, the aforementioned jan, perished in a battle against the Turkmen. However, another legend, according to which the emir of Bukhara wanted to hire the teacher than marasti minaret still lingers.