35km southwest of Urgench, the historic coronary heart of Uzbekistan is Khiva. In contrast to the other Central Asian metropolitan areas, the Khiva is extremely nicely-preserved and the contemporary life is totally squeeze into it. As a outcome of the Soviet Union conservation plan of 70s and 80s, the metropolis is presenting by itself as the Museum to the globe. The denser mosques, palaces, tombs, madrassah and alleys are its charm and charisma. You can really feel the air of mysterious peeping from the extremely item of the city. If you stay lengthier, the much more you can discover than the one day trip from Urgench. Khiva provides best at night when moonlight lit the massive columns and tombs of the metropolis along with the paved walkways.