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Mohammed Amin Madrassah, Khiva

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Architectural Building
Stop by and admire Mohammed Amin Madrassah, a short minaret intricately decorated with glazed tiles, and a landmark of Khiva. The tower's unusual barrel-like shape is due to the premature death of its builder, Mohammed Amin Khan, in 1855, leaving the minaret at 29 m (95 ft) in height, whereas he has envisioned it three times as tall. Take some memorable shots of the iconic tower and its exquisite, detailed tilework in vivid shades of blue and green. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Khiva holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Mohammed Amin Madrassah and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • 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  more »
  • F you are in Khiva, you will not miss it. It can be seen from many directions as its the symbol of the city.  more »
  • very nice! unique! the minaret is not finished! but if you imagine it would be a gigantic work of art! super!  more »