The Kalan complex,the minaret dates to 1127 AD. Built during the reign of the Kharakhanid ruler Arslan Khan Muhammed.
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- The Kalan Mosque. Built in 1121-22AD during the reign of the Kharakhanid ruler Arslan Khan Muhammed.
- Uzbek men sit outside The Kalan Mosque. Built in 1121-22AD during the reign of the Kharakhanid ruler Arslan Khan Muhammed.
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- The Kalan minaret. Built in 1121-22AD during the reign of the Kharakhanid ruler Arslan Khan Muhammed,the minaret collapsed destroying a large section of the mosque. It was rebuilt during Arslan Khan Muhammed's life-time. Almost 50 m tall it so impressed Genghis Khan,he ordered that it be spared when Bukhara was pillaged in 1220AD.
- The arched entrance and windows of a mosque in the old city of Khiva
- The Shah I Zandah Necropolis, built on the southern slopes of Afrasaib Hill over a period of 900 years from 11th to 19th centuries. It developed around the tomb of Kusam ibn Abbas, a cousin and companion of the Prophet who was with the first Arab armies in Transoxiana and died at Samarkand in 677.
- The minaret and tiled dome of a mosque rise above the old city of Khiva. The dome is covered in Khiva's hallmark green ceramic tiles.
- The Kalta Minaret. Mohammed Amin Khan meant this to be the tallest building in the Muslim world. Construction began in 1851 but after the khan died in 1855,his heir aborted the project. Nonetheless it has some of the city's most extravagant tiling (heavily restored) in blue,white,red and Khiv's hallmark green.
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