Ata Darvaza (1842-1975)

The gate of Ata Darwaza is located in the western part of Ichan-Kala, they are the main gateway to enter the city. On the right side of the gate is the madrasah of Muhammad Aminhana (1855), on the left side the khan's palace Ark (Kunya-ark). At the gate there are four rooms, where the customs and sarrafhana (the premises for currency exchange) were located . In 1975 the gates were restored by the Khiva masters-restorers in their original form. The length of the gate is 10 meters, width is 4 meters.