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1000 year old Mosque, AKA Friday Mosque

As soon as you enter you will understand that you are touching history. The Current Mosque isn't... read more

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Abror V
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It was quite dark when we reached here but it was still ok to snap a few pictures. There were a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Zhamoat Markazi 1, Khiva 220900, Uzbekistan
+998 62 375 24 55
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Thank Abror V
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Thank SingaporeNancy
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NATHAN1909
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Thank Sightsee611662
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The most unique monument in Khiva, a mosque ,justa huge hall with more than 200 pillars dating back to more than a century....two roof lights provide natural light ,add to the charm of it all. The cieling is wooden too. I loved this place ,to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Punjkaran
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

This mosque reminded me of the Mezquita in Cordoba, Spain, except with carved wooden columns rather than ones of jasper, onyx, marble and granite. The carvings on the wooden columns are very beautiful and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MGStickler
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Went here on our own, then went back with our guide the following day. Well worth a visit. Plan to spend 15 to 30 minutes here to soak up the history and enjoy the vibe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nijifrank
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The mosque is quite different from the normal mosques of the area. It is on one floor with a roof supported by over 200 carved wooden pillars. It strongly reminded me of the Catholic Church in Cordova, Spain which had been converted from a mosque...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This place was good to visit and just look at the wooden poles and hear the history about the place. Lots of photos are for the taking

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 October 2018

nice structural wooden pillars with different patterns and best engineering to make the central MAULA , person speaking visible to all

Date of experience: September 2018
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