Khiva, often referred to as the "pearl of Uzbekistan," is a tranquil museum city set in the desert that once served as a vital stop along the Great Silk Road. It was also the capital of the Khanate of Khiva. In Khiva, you'll step into a genuine medieval city, where electric wires are the only signs of modernity. Its cobbled streets, clay mosques, intricate patterns, and majestic fortress walls create an awe-inspiring atmosphere. The entire old town is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Khiva tours offer a journey into a living museum, with landmarks like the Kalta Minor Minaret and Tash Hauli Palace revealing Silk Road history and architectural splendour. Prepare to be captivated by its beauty and history as you explore Khiva.