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Last updated: 09 Jan 2017

Hazarasp, Khiva, Uzbekistan



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On a road to Khiva in the south of Kho-rezm stands one of the most ancient cities of Central Asia - Hazarasp. For three millennia it was one of the main trading-craft and political centers of Khorezm oasis. Hazarasp is protected by strong fortifications with towers. According to written sources in the 8th-10th centuries there were a lot of markets in the city. Hazarasp canal connected the city with the Amu Darya rivev.

Remnants of Hazarasp
Remnants of Hazarasp


Some information about Hazarasp is kept in descriptions of military campaigns organized by Mahmud Gaznevi and Sultan Sandjar between nth and 12th centuries. In the 13th century the city-fortress of Hazarasp was surrounded by a water ditch. In 18th-19th centuries Hazarasp was the second city of Khivan khanate after Khiva.
Ak Mosque
Anush Khah's Bathhouses
Chadra Hauli
Complex of Seyid-Biy and Palvan-Kari Minaret
Djuma Mosque
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