The architecture of Uzbekistan is a great surprise for the travelers.
Majestic palaces, minarets, mosques and madrassas – for many centuries, our country has been famous for stunning buildings, the history of which goes back centuries.
The most famous cities with masterpieces of architectural architecture – Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Termez and Kokand attract art lovers from all over the world.
Their history begins with the time of Alexander the Great and combines all the elements of different architectural styles of the ancient East.
Some monuments found in various regions of Uzbekistan date back to the Stone and Bronze ages.
The heyday of architectural creativity here falls on the Middle ages, when Uzbekistan was the centre of the Great Silk Road. Since the XIV century, the world famous architectural monuments had been built on this land – Registan square, Shahi-Zinda complex, Bibi-Khanim mosque and Gur-Emir mausoleum in Samarkand, Ak-Saroy Palace in Shakhrisabz, Poi-Kalyan and Lyabi Hauz ensemble in Bukhara, minarets and madrassas in Khiva. However, it is just a small part of the stunning sights of this amazing country. Once having visited Uzbekistan, you will definitely want to return.
Magnificent, colorful mosaics, religious symbols and abstract geometric patterns are considered the hallmark of Uzbekistan.