The thirtieth issue of the English ECO Heritage was published in October 2021.
According to the ECO Cultural Institute, in order to introduce the tourist attractions of the cities of the ECO region, the special issue of the ECO Heritage quarterly is dedicated to the historic city of Khiva, Uzbekistan.
Khiva special issue was published in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tehran and the ECO Cultural Institute, the news reports.
Located in Uzbekistan, Khiva is the former capital of Khwarazm. It is a city with a collection of historical buildings surrounded by clay and mud called "Itchan-Kala". It is the walled inner town of the city of Khiva. Since 1990, it has been protected as a World Heritage Site. Built in the style of Islamic architecture, the building includes gates, mosques, schools, tombs, palaces and traditional houses and has always been of interest to archaeologists and historians and has attracted many tourists. The tomb of Pouria-ye-Vali is located in the middle of this cultural-historical complex. The city has 50 historical monuments and 250 ancient houses - most of which date back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.