Our Uzbekistan tour 2015 continues after a little break! The place we will talk about today is the very first site to be listed in the World Heritage List from Uzbekistan! Welcome to Khiva, the capital city of Kharezm province!

History says that Khiva has been existing since V-VI centuries. According to some legends, the name comes from the visitors back in time, when they came to the city all tired and thirsty. Once they tried the blessed water there, they could say nothing but “Khey Vah!”, which is the exclamation of true joy! Since then it turned into “Khiva”…

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