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Madrassah now a hotel

This old madrassah has been converted into a hotel. They tolerate tourists walking into the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Great market place to see

There is lots to look at in this madrassah and you will be amazed with the various crafts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter R
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Pahlavon mahmud 1 | Ichan Qala Historical Complex, Khiva 220900, Uzbekistan
+998 62 375 49 45
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This old madrassah has been converted into a hotel. They tolerate tourists walking into the courtyard to take pictures.

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is lots to look at in this madrassah and you will be amazed with the various crafts, especially the hats. Your wallet will be lighter after a visit.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite it’s history, the fact that the madrasa is now a hotel, makes visiting somewhat awkward. The outside is worth more than the courtyard.

Thank LivingInTashkent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The half built minaret is beautiful. I even think it is original. The medreseh is a hotel. Exactly like it sounds. You can go into the courtyard and see a hotel, if you have never seen one. There's really not much to say about it....More

Thank aka_Pushkin
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This probably is the most recognisable icon of the city of Khiva. Always a chance to photo it from a different angle in a different light. Truly wonderful way to start our trip along the Silk Road

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Taking in as much as we could of Khiva at the end of July, we stopped in at the Mohammed Amin Madrassa in the Khiva Old Town. We passed the building a number of times before going in to see what all the fuss was...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed September 29, 2017

It is good historical site to visit. Must have a guide to give you the historical perspectives. Scenic and best for photography

Thank tamimolime
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Beautiful building currently used as a hotel (which is after all cloes to its original purpose). Able to wander in the courtyard and witness the peace and quiet

2  Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

F you are in Khiva, you will not miss it. It can be seen from many directions as its the symbol of the city.

1  Thank JD D
Reviewed February 14, 2017

very nice! unique! the minaret is not finished! but if you imagine it would be a gigantic work of art! super!

1  Thank tamarav2017
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