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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 ...
Mountain villages of Farizh district
Hidden in winding mountain gorge, the villages of Sentyab, Uhum and Manzherum alike are also of interest to tourists because of indigenousness archi...
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...
Turkestan
Turkestan city (Yasy) was well-known as a mental-political center of the Turk people in the large region Desht-i-Kipchak (Kipchak Steppe) and was th...
Uzbekistan Holidays
The principal holidays in Uzbekistan today are Navruz and the Independence Day. The Independence Day is celebrated on 1 September since 1991, ...
The Ugam-Chatkal National park
Ugam-Chatkal is the state national wild nature park, created in 1992 by reorganization of Chatkal biosphere reserve. It is located at Chatkal ridges...
Boy-Bulok cave
The deepest cave of the continent of Asia Boy-Bulok (1415 m) is situated in Surkhandarja region, 60 kilometers from Baysun regional center, in Chul-...
Astana
Astana, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan since 1997, is situated on a picturesque bank of the Ishim River. The town of Akmolinsk acqu...
Tash-Rabat caravanserai
"Tash-Rabat" (XV c.) caravanserai is unique architectural monument of the early Middle Ages and one of the main archeological sights of Kyrgyzstan, ...
Almaty
Almaty city is situated on the south-east of Kazakhstan, at the foot of Zayliyskiy Alatau. The city’s population numbers nearly 1,5 million people. ...
Arslanbob
Arslanbob is unique creation of the nature, a blossoming oasis at height of 1600 m above the sea level and one of the most beautiful resorts which i...
Taraz
Taraz city is more then 2000 years old. Since ancient time this city was known as “merchant town”. It is situated in South Kazakhstan, on the trade ...
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...
Decorative and Applied Arts and Artistic Crafts in Uzbekistan
Artistic crafts occupy an important place in the Uzbekistan cultural heritage. The secrets of craftsmanship have always been passed from generation ...

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