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Last updated: 09 Jan 2017

Complex of Seyid-Biy and Palvan-Kari Minaret, Khiva, Uzbekistan



Beyond the walls of Ichan-Kala at Palvan-Darvoza gated there is a small complex of religious constructions built in the time of Alla-Kuli khan by rich merchant Seyid Shelliker-biy. The complex consists of a nine-dome mosque with carved wooden columns of the late 18th - early 19th, two-storied madrasah and a minaret more than 30 meters high, topped with a stalactitic cornice and arch lantern. In the same street stands Palvan-Kari cylindrical minaret construction of which dates back to the end of 19th - beginning of 20th centuries. The minaret is decorated with belts of figured bricks and ornamental green glazed 'bows'.
alvan-Kari Minaret
alvan-Kari Minaret
Ak Mosque
Anush Khah's Bathhouses
Chadra Hauli
Djuma Mosque
Hazarasp
Ichan-Qala
Islam Khodja Ensemble
Kunya-Ark of Kurinysh-Khan
Madrasah of Arab-Khan and Muhammad-Amin-Inak
Madrasah of Khurdjum and Allakuli-Khan
Madrasah of Kutlug-Murad-Inak and Abdullah-Khan
Madrasah of Matniyaz Divan-Beghi
Madrasah of Muhammad Rahim Khan
Mausoleum of Seyid Ala Ad-Din
Minaret of Djuma Mosque
Muhammad Amin-Khan Madrasah and Kalta-Minor
Necropolis of Khiva Khans
Old City
Pahlavan Mahmud Necropolis
Tash Hauli Harem
Tash Hauli Palace