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Last updated: 10 Jan 2017

Madrasah of Muhammad Rahim Khan, Khiva, Uzbekistan



Madrasah of Muhammad Rahim-khan stands opposite to the gates of Kunya-Ark. The madrasah is one of the biggest in Khiva. It was built in 1876 by order of Seyid Muhammad-Rahim II (1863-1910), known as the poet Feruzshah. In 1873 the Russian army invaded the khanate and established Russian protectorate.

Madrasah of Muhammad Rahim Khan
Madrasah of Muhammad Rahim Khan


The rectangular building of the madrasah has four-aivan yard and small towers in the corners. Its big entrance portal is flanked with 'wings' and five-beam arcade of niches. Hudjras of the madrasah are covered with 'balkhi' domes and have back and living rooms.
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