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Citadel Kunya-ark, Khiva

Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Explore the complex of Citadel Kunya-ark, a 17th-century fortification that served as the residence of the Khiva Khans. Commissioned by Arangh Khan in 1686, the sprawling settlement stands atop even earlier structures. Today, several of the historic buildings remain preserved, including the mosque, mint, and throne room. Take a guided tour to get the most out of your visit and learn about the fortress' rich history. Admire the intricate blue tile-work that adorns the structures, and climb up to the top of the tower for an expansive vista of the city. Use our Khiva itinerary builder to visit Citadel Kunya-ark on your trip to Khiva, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Started in 1686 under Arang khan and enlarged until the 19th, it occupies an important place in the city she is great and you can see the place where were executions. Beautiful frescoes inside, the throne room, whose throne is the Hermitage of Stpetersburg. Beautiful pillars.
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  • It is older than Tash howrey Palace Castle. Prison hut on the side of the entrance. Guide me (in wanted initially to the Juma Mosque minaret climb, take a picture, but this is good for that) was the best view spots. Ichan Colo is so very sure, much as I want to be nice.
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  • Konye ALC is located in front of the Carita Terminal. Depending on how you pronounce is translated in all Japan. Kohn at 4 tra. Mean old palace. It is a theater with a screen was built in the 17th century. Zindan (prison), an audience as we visit. Among the souvenirs are sold. Aksheib Baba from ichan Colo City out to sea.
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