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Yar Muhammad Devon Saidata Mosque.

Excursions on ancient mosques of Khiva.

"So that you may forgive Khayyam's sins
He decided to fast and visited the mosque.
But, alas, from the excitement during namaz
The loud wind your worthless slave let out! "

Omar Khayyam.

Tours from Kunya-Urgench to Urgench.

Yar Muhammad Devon (Saidata) Mosque was built in the 18th century. It is located behind the mausoleum of Sayid Alauddin and borders on  Abdurasulbay madrassah with its eastern wall. The structural composition of the mosque combines domed hall and a high flat iwan. In plan the mosque looks like a shifted rectangle, his two sides are taper towards west; perhaps because the later additions were made to the basic construction of the cubic form.