Weekends in Samarkand

Things to do?   First of all, it’s better to start the excursion from Registan Square, the main site of Samarkand.   The square is especially beautiful during sunset when the Sun frames three madrasahs. In the evening, a light

Shakhimardan, Fergana Valley

In the picturesque high-altitude region of Fergana at an altitude of 1500 m above sea level is the resort of Shakhimardan. A great place for those who want to immerse themselves in the wildlife atmosphere while enjoying its sounds. You

The history of The Great Silk Road

The Great Silk Road is one of the greatest systems of ancient caravan roads of those years. Thus, a key exchange of cultures between the West and the East took place over the course of 2000 years. Already at that

The legend of Uzbek land

There is a legend about the Almighty, who after he created the Earth, began to divide it among the peoples where they will always live.   According to legend, in those days the Uzbek was very friendly and unusually good-natured.

14 facts about Uzbekistan

The highest mountain point in Uzbekistan is the Hissar range, the peak is equal to 4643 meters above sea level. Each station in the Tashkent metro, it’s like a work of architectural art. There are more than 2000 mosques on

Mulberry tree

Mulberry, or as it is also called “Silkworm”, was brought to Central Asia from China. According to one legend, silk threads were discovered randomly, from which began to weave silk fabric, which gained wide popularity due to the Great Silk

Hojaipak Cave

  If you decide to travel around Uzbekistan, be sure to visit the Khojaypak Cave. It is a wonderful place in the city of Surkhandarya. The cave is attractive by wellspring, which flow rate is 20 liters per second. The

Zoroastrian silence towers

Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest religions that has a wide range of traditions and rites, which includes one of the most unusual traditions of burial of people. In other religions, it is generally accepted either to bury or cremate

The valley of Paltau

The valley of Paltau is a picturesque place which is located 100 km from Tashkent, on the bank of the Chatkal river. This place combines historical monuments and wildlife. There you can find a waterfall, a site of ancient people

The mysterious Kyzylkum Desert

The Kyzylkum Desert from Turkic translates as “Red Sands”, and it is considered one of the largest deserts in the world. The desert located on the interfluve between two rivers, the Amudarya and the Syr Darya. Since ancient times Kyzylkum