Khiva is a mysterious city, a crossroads of the Silk Road. The history of this city, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, in 2500 years. Over 140 historical monuments there. Khiva deserves its popular name of city open-air museum.
This is especially the architecture of Khiva Khanate of the late eighteenth and early twentieth makes the appearance of contemporary Khiva. But according to the results of archaeological excavations found in the foundations of some ruins of ancient layers dating from the third century BC.
Ichan Kala, the heart of the city, home to most of the architectural masterpieces of Khiva. Doors are held at the four cardinal points of the city of Khiva intramural, entrenched behind brick walls. The walls continue to charm tourists with their grandeur.