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This building is stunning, both outside and inside. The dome is attractive; the inside tile work is beautiful. While we were there a man sat in the corner and chanted - verses from the Koran, I assumed. That was a moving experience.
One of the more impressive buildings in Uzbekistan. The outside of the dome is eye catching, but the inside of the mausoleum is amazing. Any trip to Khiva should include time here - as well as a relaxing bit of time in the courtyard outside.
...and seemingly it is not the original one either.
Regardless, it looks stunning. Both from the inside and the outside. Obviously, not included in the combined ticket, because why would they - the walking moneybags will pay anyway.
It has a religious significance, so expect...More
This Mausoleum marks the final resting place of Pakhlavan Makmud, a local wrestler, pote and furrier who unexpectedly became a revered saint.
You enter the complex through a portal that opens onto a courtyard framed by the summer mosque and well.
Each surface of the...More
For me this was the highlight of Khiva. The tile work in the mausoleum is indescribably beautiful. Beyond the asthetics the mausoleum is a site of pilgrimage with a Iman who recites a verse of the Koran when requested by a pilgrim. You can take...More
The Mausoleum of Pakhlavan Makhmud in Khiva is stunning. I’m not sure I need to say any more than that truly but I will say that it is so peaceful, gorgeous and as others have said before, let the hordes of tourists file out and...More