Islam Khodja Ensemble, Khiva, Uzbekistan
The small yard of the madrasah has forty two hudjras. Decor of the main facade makes a good background for the minaret: blue and white majolica, tympans and glazed ornament. The southeastern sector of the madrasah is occupied by a mosque. Its low heavy dome balances vertical position of the minaret. Majolica and carved ganch decorate mihrab niche of the mosque.