Uzbekistan: KHIVA




Khiva is the city of "Thousand and One Nights" and walking through its ancient streets and the surrounding historical buildings, we feel that we are returning to the old days. So that city has received the name of "open-air museum", it is one of the few cities in the world where an open-air city has been preserved in its historical state. In its monuments we see the most beautiful works of the master craftsmen of the Khorezm area oasis. Ichan Kala - Khiva's inner citadel is the only surviving monumental city in Central Asia, whose destiny in the past, its architectural monuments are closely related to the historical and cultural development of the oldest cultural oasis in the world.

Khiva was the first city in Central Asia to be inscribed on the World Heritage List by a special resolution of the 14th session of UNESCO in Canada on December 12, 1990.

In the Middle Ages, Khiva was the city of scholars. It should also be noted that there is another great scientist who grew up in the Khorezm region, and the science that he founded played an important role in the development of mankind. This scholar was the famous Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Musa al-Kharaizmi, who founded the science of algebra and the term is well known from his book

In his time, Khorezm was the center of international trade and an important part of the Great Silk Road.

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