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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
moviegeekjn
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Phoenix, Arizona
Cool and Calm place to visit

The mosque is no longer in use but a place you must visit. It is a very tranquil place to walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
porchy
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An experienced guide can share background to put this place into context, and you can see various stages of interior architecture here as you examine the numerous wooden posts. Very worthwhile visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mosque is no longer in use but a place you must visit. It is a very tranquil place to walk around with so many ancient wooden columns.One column was brought from India and has some Hindu carvings on it. A good and cool retreat...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peace and beauty to experience. It is a place to meditate in a serenity. 200+ carved columns. Each column is different.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

This mosque is on one of the main streets of the old City of Khiva. It is a large space full of ornately carved wooden pillars, which makes it feel almost like being in a forest. There are two small gardens lit by skylights, with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

This is a very old mosque that is no longer in use. The main thing that you notice here is the wooden pillars holding up the roof. Some of the pillars are very old. The main room is quite dark and thankfully cool. Different to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

I loved the wooden columns that hold up the building, the carving was beautiful. Some of them are in better shape than others.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

As soon as you enter you will understand that you are touching history. The Current Mosque isn't 1000 years old, but on its exact place had been a Mosque for 1000 years (that's why some locals call it a 1000 year old Mosque) and some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

It was quite dark when we reached here but it was still ok to snap a few pictures. There were a few lights to help us see the original pillars as against the newer ones. Try to capture the scene inside the whole building by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

called by locals Juma mosque, with 218 pillars with carvings, very interesting and very impressing to visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

This is resplendent with the glory of yester years and so much to see and feel the shrine ....the place the ambience and the inclusion factor is what makes it a masterpiece of a place to be in

Date of experience: February 2018
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Yes you can. It would be best to look on the web to see the tours available. We used Delores Tours who were fantastic.
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