Uzbekistan Xorazm Region Khiva

Itchan Kala

The walled inner town of an ancient oasis city on the Silk Road, renowned for its well-preserved Islamic architecture and cultural history.

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Itchan Kala is a stunning walled city in the Khiva Xorazm region of Uzbekistan that is home to some of the most well-preserved and significant architectural and cultural treasures in Central Asia. Nestled within its imposing walls, visitors can explore dozens of mosques, madrasahs, mausoleums, and other historic structures that have been beautifully restored and are now a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site. The city's vibrant markets, winding streets, and impressive minarets also offer an immersive glimpse into Uzbekistan's rich history and cultural heritage.

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  • World Heritage Sites in Asia

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    Across the vast, diverse continent of Asia, there are seemingly endless World Heritage Sites to explore. Visit the sparse atomic bomb dome in Hiroshima, or walk for hours along the towering Great Wall of China. From sprawling rustic temple grounds to ancient statues of civilizations past- here is a collection of some of the prominent World Heritage Sites in Asia.