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Probably the most recognisable icon of the city

This probably is the most recognisable icon of the city of Khiva. Always a chance to photo it from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shaun C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
How high could it go?

Taking in as much as we could of Khiva at the end of July, we stopped in at the Mohammed Amin... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
New Brunswick, Canada
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Pahlavon mahmud 1 | Ichan Qala Historical Complex, Khiva 220900, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The half built minaret is beautiful. I even think it is original. The medreseh is a hotel. Exactly like it sounds. You can go into the courtyard and see a hotel, if you have never seen one. There's really not much to say about it....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This probably is the most recognisable icon of the city of Khiva. Always a chance to photo it from a different angle in a different light. Truly wonderful way to start our trip along the Silk Road

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Taking in as much as we could of Khiva at the end of July, we stopped in at the Mohammed Amin Madrassa in the Khiva Old Town. We passed the building a number of times before going in to see what all the fuss was...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It is good historical site to visit. Must have a guide to give you the historical perspectives. Scenic and best for photography

Thank tamimolime
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Beautiful building currently used as a hotel (which is after all cloes to its original purpose). Able to wander in the courtyard and witness the peace and quiet

2  Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

F you are in Khiva, you will not miss it. It can be seen from many directions as its the symbol of the city.

1  Thank JD D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

very nice! unique! the minaret is not finished! but if you imagine it would be a gigantic work of art! super!

1  Thank tamarav2017
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Mohammed Amin Madrassah is a must see sight in Khiva. As the sun sets the building lights up. There are a few cafes around that you can sit at and relax and enjoy the views of the impressive complex.

Thank BillyK1980
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I took about more than 200 pixs there. Never enough. There are so.many beautiful buildings ang design. I consider it better than the pyramids. Much more colourful and exciting. Must visit. Yes, a lot of walking. Get good shoes.

Thank Zainal S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The colours and pattern of the tiles on the minaret are just brilliant. The minaret is only half complete and was to have been the tallest of all if it had been finished. There are two versions of why it was not finished. One being...More

1  Thank Paulette A
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