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Itchan Kala

Khiva, Uzbekistan
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Walking the Walls

The view of the old city from above is a definite thing to include. Start at the north gate and go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Itchan Kala Visit

Loved the area fascinating to image people living in these buildings poets teachers etc, Loved the... read more

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“Walking the Walls”
4 days ago
“Itchan Kala Visit”
Khiva, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The view of the old city from above is a definite thing to include. Start at the north gate and go west and then south to an end around the Ark, at which point you have the best view over the religious city. Unfortunately it...More

Thank NJ-Eric
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the area fascinating to image people living in these buildings poets teachers etc, Loved the peace and tranquility of the Juma Mosque as it is a bit different to the others.

Thank 227Veggie2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Splendid walled city offering a broad pallet of well preserved sites, all accessible with a single, two day ticket (please mind; prices differ significantly from the LP with 103k Som for 2 + camera). Visit early ( <8 am) or later on the day (>20h...More

Thank Joost G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fine collection of old and restored houses, mosques, historical buildings, nice streets and a well restored city wall. Well worth the trip through the desert.

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great fortress city, buzzing with life and great to explore. Almost untouched by Russian influence, still shows the old ethnic way of life.

Thank manjusriKolkata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking in the old town of Khiva is like traveling in time. You will enjoy it nettee in the late afteenoon, when hundreds of tourist have left the place and leave it quieter.

Thank Valérian B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great! If i would imagine the 1001 fairy tales i would imagine it all happened in Khiva. The historical city is a gem

Thank JD D
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

One day is not enough to visit the whole city of Khiva. Get a map and slowly visit one place at a time. Its good to have a local guide who can provide interesting explanations of each building. Don't forget your camera. Could see newly...More

Thank Zainal S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

absolutely wonderful view. Make use of the entrance ticket to see the place in morning AND afternoon. Different angles to be fotographed. View along the city wall from on top is stunning. Take your time to absorb this view, don't rush here !

Thank axel1707
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Itchan-Kala can be taken in many ways. Some people will say that the place is boring, for some others it looks like fairy tale, and for some others like a document from medieval time. Each point of view is true. First - the city is...More

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