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Dushanbe
Since 1991 Dushanbe (former Stalinabad and the capital of ex-Tajik SSR since 1925) has been the capital of sovereign Tajikistan. It is a rather youn...
Maloe and Bolshoe Allo lakes
In 1912 a powerful earthquake pushed the Fann Mountains from inside and broke into pieces the southern slope of the Western Fann Range. A river was ...
Kaahka
About 15 km west of Ishkashim, near the village of Namanguti, you will find the famous Kaahka, one of the most ancient fortresses (3rd century BC-7t...
Ihkashim
Ihkashim, a small village of three streets stretching along the highway in the Panj Valley, is the administrative centre of Ishkashim District. ...
Vrang
The village of Vrang is a wonderful place, the only one in the Pamir Mountains featuring a 4th-7th-century Buddhist cultic complex located on a high...
Langar
The Tajik portion of the Vakhan Valley ends in the large exotic village of Langar. Located at an elevation of 3,000 m above sea level, Langar is the...
Vakhan Valley
Vakhan, the Vakhan Valley and the Vakhan Corridor are the different names for one of the most interesting places in the world. The picturesque valle...
Fann Mountains
The Wonderful Fann Mountains – the Most Popular Region in Tajikistan. The Fann Mountains is the country of turquoise lakes, breathtakingly high...
Khodjent
Khodjent is an ancient Central Asian city. It is also the second largest city in Tajikistan, situated in the northern part of the country on the Sir...
Yamchun settlement
The village of Yamchun ranks as one of the most interesting tourist attractions in the Vakhan Valley. Yamchun is situated 90 km east of the admini...
Samarkand Silk Paper
When in Samarkand, be sure to visit an original workshop specialising in the manual production of paper using a revived medieval technology. ...
The Village of Sentab and the Sentabsay Gorge
The village of Sentab is situated on the southern slopes of the Nurata Range close to the Nurata State Reserve, Navoi province. Since the 5th...
The Sampling of Samarkand Wines
Wine sampling at the Khovrenko Winery in Samarkand, the oldest wine factory in Central Asia, will be a nice addition to your city tour programme. ...
The Mountain Villages (Kishlaks) of Farish District
There are many tourists who wish to learn more about the life of local people. The most suitable for that purpose are the mountain villages of Asraf...
Khakim at-Termezi Mausoleum
The Khakim at-Termezi Mausoleum is a cultic and memorial complex which formed around the grave of 9th-century theologian Khakim at-Termezi, a holy p...
Yurt camp Safari
The Safari yurt camp is situated 5 km from the western shore of the Aydar Lake, near the village of Dongelek lost in sands in the very heart of the ...
Fayaz-Tepa
Fayaz-Tepa, a complex of Buddhist temples. The Fayaz-Tepa complex was discovered by L. I. Albaum in 1963, when the archaeologist was excavating...
Kara-tepe
Kara-tepe is a 1st-4th-century Buddhist monastic complex built on three hills in the northwestern part of Termez. The complex includes a few templ...
Museum of Archaeology in Termez
The Museum of Archaeology was founded on 24 October 2001 in honour of the 2500th anniversary of the city of Termez, following a decree from Presiden...
Jarkurgan Minaret
The Jarkurgan Minaret commissioned by Sultan Sanjar and constructed by architect Ali ibn Muhammad Serakhsi in 1109, is one of Uzbekistan’s oldest...
Memorial and cultic complex Sultan-Saodat
The Sultan-Saodat memorial and cultic complex (10th-18th centuries) is the family grave of the Seyids, the ruling dynasty of Termez. The complex co...
Zurmala Tower
The Zurmala Tower rising to the northeast of the Termez fortification walls of the Kushan period is one of the Buddhist monuments of ancient Termez....
Mizdahkan
Mizdahkan (Mizdahan, Mizdakhan) is a major architectural and cultic complex and one of Karakalpakstan’s most interesting tourist objects. Mizdahkan ...
Kyrk-Kyz
Kyrk-Kys (‘forty girls’) is an interesting 9th-11th-century construction. According to medieval historians, this feudal palace and castle was the ...
Gulkam Canyon
The Gulkam Canyon is located in the Ugam-Chatkal National Natural Park, near the Chimgan ski resort highly popular among Tashkenters and the visitor...
Fergana
Fergana is a major city in the Fergana Valley in the east of Uzbekistan and the administrative centre of Fergana province with a population of over...
Namangan
Namangan is a large city in the northern part of the Fergana Valley, 300 km from Tashkent, and the administrative centre of Namangan province. Nama...
Kokand
Kokand is a small but very interesting and important city with a long history, situated in the famous Fergana Valley 250 km east of the capital of U...
Andizhan
Andizhan is a major Uzbek city in the southeastern part of the Fergana Valley, 350 km from Tashkent and 50 km from the Kyrgyz city of Osh. Andi...
Baikonur
Situated in the steppes of Kyzylorda Province, Kazakhstan, 240 km west of the city of Kyzylorda, near the Tyuratam railway station, Baikonur is, pro...
Abulkasym Madrasah
Currently the Abulkasym madrasah houses the Khurnamad association for craftsmen also known as the Centre for Traditional Applied Arts. There y...
Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Grand Academic Theatre
The Opera and Ballet Theatre is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Tashkent. The theatre is located in the very heart of the city,...
Kukeldash madrasah
The Kukeldash madrasah is Tashkent’s oldest madrasah, which is well preserved and still functioning. It was constructed in the 1560s by Dervishkhan...
Alisher Navoi National Park
The Alisher Navoi National Park is one of Uzbekistan’s largest urban parks. It was founded by the members of the Komsomol organisation from Tashkent...
Tashkent region
Tourists will hardly get bored in the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent. A wide range of ancient and modern architectural monuments, museums, exhibiti...
Grand Duke Romanov’s residence in Tashkent
The palace of Grand Duke Nicholas Konstantinovich Romanov, the grandson of Russia’s Emperor Nicholas I, who, exiled by his royal parents to Tashkent...
Khast-Imam, a cultic architectural ensemble
Khast-Imam (Khazrati Imam), a cultic architectural complex and the religious heart of Tashkent, is located in the old part of the city amidst ancien...
The pilaf centre
The centre for pilaf in Tashkent (‘Osh Markazi’) can be mentioned among the city’s most unusual attractions. No doubt, every tourist would think it ...
Bathhouses in Bukhara
Medieval bathhouses (hammam) in Bukhara are special places, which are both historical monuments and establishments performing their direct functions...
Gur-Emir mausoleum
Gur-Emir (translates as ‘the grave of the emir’) is the place where Tamerlane is buried together with his sons and grandsons. Initially, the mausole...
Ulugh Beg observatory
The observatory constructed by Ulugh Beg on one of the hills near Samarkand in 1428-1429 occupies a special place among the city’s historical monume...
Urgut
Perhaps, the most interesting place in Urgut is Chor-Chinor (‘four plane trees’). In truth, there are forty gigantic plane trees (oriental planes) g...
The Theatre of Historical Costume ‘El Merosi’ in Samarkand
The Instants of Eternity, an unusual ethno-cultural performance staged by the theatre of historical costume, will be a nice complement to your guide...
Caves of Uzbekistan
The real sensation in speleological discoveries started in Uzbekistan in the beginning of 70-s. As a result of such discoveries more than 600 caves ...
Aydarkul lake
The Aydarkul Lake with its more than 3,000 km2 water surface is the largest fresh water lake in Uzbekistan. The lake is manmade and is regarde...
The Samanids mausoleum
The Samanids mausoleum (9th-10th century) is the tomb of the Samanid dynasty, which used to rule Bukhara in the Middle Ages. A unique sample of th...
Chor-Minor Madrasah
Chor-Minor (the name translates from Perisan as ‘four minarets’) is the most original and interesting construction in Bukhara situated deep inside...
Independence square
The Independence Square (originally laid out in the second half of the 19th century as Cathedral Square, then after Great October Revolution renamed...
Uzbekistan visa information
For travelling in Uzbekistan foreign tourists need to have a tourist visa. The visa can be obtained with the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan a...
Aral Sea
The Aral Sea is a once-large saltwater lake in Central Asia occupying the northwest end of Uzbekistan and a part of southeast Kazakhstan. Befo...

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