Where is Khiva Located?
The culturally significant city of Khiva (also: Xiva), which, along with Samarkand and Bukhara, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, has a completely preserved Old Town in its heart, so well preserved that visitors might think they had actually travelled back in time.
What Country is Khiva in?
The city can be considered as a single open-air museum, which provides mystical insights into the life of many years and centuries ago. Numerous Madrasas, mausoleums and museums provide a special atmosphere. According to legend, the city was founded by Shem, one of Noah’s three sons, about 500 years before the birth of Christ.