Uzbekistan has identified the seven wonders of Uzbekistan, which certainly should visit every tourist on the version of Internet project www.meros .uz.
Meros.uz – an online resource containing a comprehensive database of cultural, historical, architectural and religious sites of the country. On the site, you will find all the information you need about the object up to the exact location. The list includes:
Ensemble of Registan (Samarkand)
Registan Square is the heart of Samarkand, means “sandy place”. On Registan two monumental buildings Sher-Dor and Tilla-Kari were built. The buildings stand out for their exceptional size and exclusive decoration of the XVII century.
State Museum named in honor Savitsky (Nukus)
State Museum named after Savitsky (Karakalpakstan State Museum of Art). The museum’s collection is unique and has about 90 000 exhibits. Namely, the pictures of Uzbek artists, folk applied art of Karakalpakstan and Khorezm, and several copies of the Louvre exhibits.
Tashkent TV Tower (Tashkent)
Tashkent TV Tower – one of the tallest buildings in Central Asia. Its height is 375 meters. Among the TV towers all over the world, Tashkent TV Tower is ranked 12th. In addition to television and radio broadcasting in the tower, there is a viewing platform and two revolving restaurants.
Palace of Forums “Uzbekistan” (Tashkent)
It is a place of national and international meetings and an official building of international rank in the whole country. Its construction was attended by more than 500 architects. In the building was used a special plaster for better acoustics, but the main thing it attracts attention is lights decorated with 1600 the Swarovski stones, a diameter of each is 7 cm.
Observatory of Ulugbek (Samarkand)
The creator of the observatory is the grandson of Amir Temur. Ulugbek was a humane ruler and an outstanding scientist. But at that time there were people who were dissatisfied with his rule strategy, they thought he dedicated too much time to science, and as a result of the conspiracy, he was killed. For a long time, the observatory was abandoned and destroyed in large part. With great difficulty, restorers managed to restore it.
The architectural ensemble of Ichan-Kala (Khiva)
Ichan Kala – a fort with an area of 30 hectares and walls 10 meters high. The ancient city has a large number of architectural monuments, namely palaces, mosques, madrassas and mausoleums. The whole town is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
Gur Emir is one of the finest examples of medieval architecture of the East. The decoration of the building is impressive. At that moment, when the mausoleum was carried out decoration, medieval art of stone carving reached its artistic excellence. Sail and the dome decorated with gold-painted embossed ornaments.