Minaret of Palvan-Kari Historical monuments of Khiva
Minaret of Palvan-Kari is located in the east part of Dishan-Qala in the street going from Palvan-darvaza gates by the complex of Seyid-biy. This is a rare type of straight cylindrical minaret differed from traditional Khorezm minarets which diameter normally reduces upward.
Minaret of Palvan-Kari dates back to the end of the 19th - early 20th centuries. Its trunk is decorated with belts of figured brickwork with ornamental inserts of green glazed "bows".