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Uzbekistan attracts the attention of the whole world with its many historical and architectural monuments, diverse climate and rapid development.

For centuries, Uzbekistan was located on the path of the Great Silk Road trade, merchants and travelers, geographers and missionaries, conquerors and conquerors. At the moment, Uzbekistan is becoming one of the fascinating tourist destinations for those who are interested in culture, history, tradition and exotic countries.

Heritage

Uzbekistan is proud of its architectural monuments that have survived to this day. The Ichan-Qala complex in Khiva, the historical centers of Bukhara, the cities of Shahrisabz and Samarkand are included in the special list of UNESCO's "World Heritage". Unique monuments and architectural structures in these cities reflect the past and play a major role in the history of the country.

Tashkent

Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan and one of the largest cities in Central Asia. In the distant past, as well as at present, Tashkent is the crossroads of international transport routes with the help of our own Uzbekistan Airways and international airlines.

Tashkent is one of the oldest cities in the world. In 2009, it celebrated its 2200th anniversary. At the same time, Tashkent is a modern production center, where more than 500 companies produce various products; manufactures everything from airplanes to tractors, from televisions to textiles and shoes. Tashkent is rapidly becoming a modern, developed international metropolis in the harmony of historical monuments and modern skyscrapers.

Today, there are about a hundred museums in Uzbekistan, and half of them are located in the capital of the country. Each of them reflects the rich cultural heritage of the Uzbek people. The State Museum of the History of the Timurids is located in the center of the capital, and its huge blue dome reminds of the ancient dome of Samarkand. Its exhibits testify to the formation of medieval forms of statehood in the territory of Uzbekistan and reflect the development of science, culture and art during the time of Amir Temur.

Samarkand

Over the centuries, the cities of Uzbekistan played an important role in the life of the Great Silk Road and the ancient transcontinental highway. Only Samarkand was named "Heart of the Great Silk Road".

In ancient times, Samarkand was described by names such as "Pearl of Islamic architecture" and "Mirror of the world". Samarkand, which is as old as Rome, Athens and Babylon, celebrated its 2750th anniversary. Samarkand reached its highest point of prosperity when it was chosen as the capital of the Great Movarunnahr State during the reign of Amir Temur, the great commander and ruler of Central Asia after Genghis Khan. At this time, extensive urban development works were carried out. The great ruler gathered the most skilled craftsmen and masters of his time in Samarkand, and their works have been alive for centuries. Amir Temur's grandson Ulugbek continued these traditions. Today, the monuments in Samarkand are beautiful and huge. In this city, one can feel the breath of ancient history preserved in ancient ruins, madrasas, mausoleums and minarets.

The legendary Registan Square is a unique architectural monument of Central Asia. In ancient times, this square was the commercial and social center of Samarkand. Three huge buildings of Ulug'bek, Sherdar and Tillaqori madrasas have been erected here.

Gori-Amir mausoleum is another gem of ancient Samarkand. The graves of the great ruler of the state Amir Temur and his two grandsons, including the great scientist and thinker of the East, Mirzo Ulugbek, are located. The Gori-Amir mausoleum is a very famous place for tourists.

Registan square, Gori-Amir, Bibi-Hanim, Shokhi-Zinda mausoleums, Ulugbek observatory, and also a number of monuments continue to fascinate visitors to the city.

Bukhara

Bukhara has been a densely populated center of the oasis since ancient times. He is 2500 years old. Bukhara, which has preserved more than 140 ancient architectural monuments and a comfortable atmosphere, remains one of the favorite places of tourists.

The mausoleum of Ismail Samoni covered with a net, the huge fortress and the strong residence of the ruler of Bukhara, the Ark, Minarai Kalon, many mosques and madrasahs like a living labyrinth, caravan-palaces, baths are among the incomparable gems of holy Bukhara. remains.

Khiva

Khiva is a completely preserved city from the era of the Great Silk Road. It is called "open-air museum". The Ichan-Kala complex in the center of the city, where many architectural monuments are located, belongs to the end of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th century. Since it is located at the intersection of the Great Silk Road and the caravan route passes through it, Ichan-Qala can be seen from all four corners of the world.