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The ancient city of Khiva lies around 450 km north west of Bukhara, and only around 40 km south west of Urgench. Another of the ‘Silk Road’ cities, Khiva has been extensively restored and is in effect a giant open-air museum. Many of the mosques and madrassas located within the Old City known as Ichon Qala are no longer ‘functioning’ instead containing numerous displays and collections. The Old City is surrounded by an 18th century mud-brick wall and has 4 main entrance gates, one at each point of the compass

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