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Tash-Hauli

Tash-Hauli

Khiva

Meaning Stone Palace, the building was built in 1830 by Allah Kuli Khan. When the architect told him it could not be completed in the 3-year time span alloted, he was immediately impaled, but he was in fact correct and it took 8 years to complete. Sensibly, his replacement kept his opinions to himself. This is one of the exterior walls.

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