Uzbekistan is a sunny and unusual land, with a rich heritage. In this wonderful country there lives a surprisingly kind, generous, hospitable people. The first cities were born here more than 2500 years ago. Since ancient times, Uzbekistan has been a crossroads of caravan routes, a link between countries and peoples, a meeting point for languages, cultures and civilizations. Hundreds of years through the cities and oases of Uzbekistan were caravans of the Great Silk Road, linking the East and West, China and Europe. The ancient cities of Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Termez, Tashkent serve as a living memory of the peoples who built this unique highway linking the East and West, with their architectural monuments embodying the centuries-old history of the Great Silk Road.
Nature shakes with its diversity: the hot sands of the majestic Kyzylkum Desert, along which numerous caravans, mountain systems of the Tien Shan and Pamirs march – lifeless steppes and deserts are replaced by oases, where cotton and figs, rice and grapes grow. The green plains are surrounded by mountain ranges covered with eternal snow. Thousands of streams and rivers flow down from the mountains, merging into the largest rivers of Asia – the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya.
Guests of this wonderful country can not only learn the original history, culture, tradition and way of life of the peoples living here, but also to travel to the holy places where people from all over the world make pilgrimage. You can visit historical places, monuments, museums and art galleries, ancient buildings and structures (for example, ancient fortresses, mosques, madrassas, libraries and wells), as well as parks, national festivals and other cultural events. Cognitive excursion programs, the routes of which will help to see the monuments under the protection of UNESCO, and reveal the secrets of ancient legends.
On all continents today are known the names of living and creating great statesmen, scientists, thinkers and poets, whose achievements have entered the treasury of the world civilization. Among them is Abu Ali ibn Sino (Avicenna), who, along with Hippocrates, is considered the ancestor of modern medicine, al-Khwarizmi, on whose behalf they received the name of algebra and algorithm, astronomer Ulugbek, thanks to which astronomy from the category of priestly sacraments became a science. This list is adorned with the names of Bahauddin Naqshband, al-Bukhari, at-Termezi, encyclopedist Abu Rayhon Beruni, poet Alisher Navoi, and many others.
Until now, astonishing palaces, mausoleums, madrassas and minarets created by the Temurids in the epoch of Temurids have amazed travelers with their greatness.
The treasury of history is called Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Termez, which are included by UNESCO on the World Heritage List.
Until today, the almost intact architectural heritage of the ancient eastern land is surprising. Architectural and cultural monuments, squares, fortresses, ruins of ancient fortifications – these are real stone pages of history. For example, in Samarkand: the mausoleums of Imam al-Bukhari, Guri-Amir, Registan Square, Ulugbek Observatory and Museum, Shakhi-zinda complex, Bibi-Khanum Mosque, Afrosiab Museum of Archeology “,” Ancient Paper Factory “, the tombs of” Saint Daniel “, in the city of Bukhara; Mausoleums of Bakhouddin Naqshband, Ismail Samani, Abdulkhalik Gizhduvani, madrasah Nadir Devon Begi, Kukeldash, Ulugbek and Abdulazizkhan, Magoki Attori mosque, Chor-minor ensembles, Lyabi Khauz ensembles , “Sitorai Mohi Hosa”, “Bolo House”, “Chashmai Ayub”, “Poi Kalon”, fortress “Ark”, “Trading domes”, in the city of Khiva; Ichan-Kala fortress, Kunya ark, Madrasah Muhammad Amin Khan, Islam Khoja, the Minaret Kalta-Minor, the Juma Mosque, Ak-Mosque, the mausoleum of Pakhlavon Mahmud, in .Thermeze: the mausoleums “Hakim at-Termiziy”, “Iso at-Termiziy”, Buddhist temple complexes “Fayaztepe”, “Karatepe” and so on can be infinitely listed the architectural sights of this wonderful country.
Eastern bazaars, like hundreds of years ago, come alive with the first rays of the sun and attract visitors with an abundance of juicy fruits and vegetables, thick flavors of freshly baked bread, flat cakes and samsa. The cultural life of the capital does not cease for a second: the city is rich in museums, theaters and exhibition centers; Cafes, restaurants and nightclubs; Hotels, parks and squares. In the summer heat it is possible to hide from the hot sun at the murmuring fountains, in the shade of the alleys of many parks or … in the cool Tashkent metro – the only one in Central Asia and one of the most beautiful in the world! And from a bird’s flight you can see the beautiful city of Tashkent, which gives the highest TV tower in Central Asia the Tashkent TV tower. Its height reaches 375 meters, it is 11th in the world in height. There is an observation deck and an amazing restaurant where you can taste dishes of Uzbek national cuisine.