Islam-Khoja Minaret is the tallest structure in Khiva, visible from anywhere in the city. After rising to the top of the minaret, you will see the most beautiful panorama of the eastern fairy tale city Khiva.
There is a madrassah of the same name located near the minaret. In the south-eastern part there is a mosque with a low massive dome. There are 42 hujras and a large domed hall in the madrassah. Madrassah Islam-Hoja is a unique architectural complex, reflecting the influence of the time and the spirit of creative inspiration of craftsmen.
Architects mastery is noticed in contrast combinations of architectural forms. You will be struck by the beauty niche mihrab decorated with majolica and carving.
Today, it is impossible to imagine Khiva without Islam-Khoja Minaret and Madrassah. This magnificent architectural complex is the pride of the local people and one of the most revered sites of Khiva.
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