Places to go

Swinging stones of Sangijuman

Nature is the best sculptor and its creations are always mysterious and unique. Among the so-called “wonders of nature” in Uzbekistan are unique swinging stone compositions in Sangijuman village, situated in Navoi region. The amazing stones have risen above the ground and have unusual shapes. Some of these boulders have big size through-holes. Because of...
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Mountain forest Omonquton

They are creations of both human hands and the mother nature. One of these places is a mountain forest Omonquton that located in the Samarkand region. This heavenly oasis is located at 40 kilometers south-west of the city of Samarkand. Its territory makes more than 2,150 hectares. Particularly noteworthy is a grove of pure pine...
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Zanghi-Ata Ensemble

The ensemble was formed around the tomb of the sufi shaykh Yasaviya Zanghi Ata (14lh century). The oldest part of it consists of the burial chamber of the shaikh and a hall for the pilgrims. In addition, there is the mosque, khujdras (rooms) for pilgrims, a minaret, a pond (khauz) and near-gate construction built in […]
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Karakalpak Branch of The Academy of Arts Of Uzbekistan

Karakalpak Branch of The Academy of Arts Of Uzbekistan Every year more than 20 exhibitions of fine and applied art of Karakalpakstan and other events are held here: meetings with artists, sculptors and artisans, master classes, various competitions and festivals. You can get acquainted with the works of artists of the older generation, and with […]
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Abdullaziz-khan Madrasa in Bukhara

One of the largest buildings of mid-17th century is the madrassah which was raised by Abdullaziz-khan ibn Nadr-Muhammad ibn Jani Beg Khan in 1651, with the clear intention to surpass all his predecessors on the throne in terms of richness architectural decoration. The madrassah of Abdullazizkhan at first glance is similar to the standing in […]
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Museum of Astronomy in Tashkent

A special interest deserves the model of the main tool Ulughbek observatory, the  meridian quadrant  with which  students can  learn the processes of astronomical observations made at the observatory of Ulughbek . The museum presentes the model of his famous tables titled  “Zidj -e – Kuragoni” meaning the Table of Kuragan,  which with remarkable accuracy […]
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Barak-khan Madrasa in Tashkent

Madrasa was built by the order of governor Barak-khan (1529-1563) of Tashkent from Shaybanid dynasty (1500-1606). Bukhara and Samarkand masters participated in its construction. The madrassah was restored in 1997 and 2007.
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Kukeldash Madrasa in Tashkent

Madrasa was built in 1587-1591 with the means of the famous statesman Kul-baba Kukeldash (died 1597). Madrasa in the period of its existence was repaired several times. The biggest repair was carried out at the time when Tashkent was a part of the Kokand Khanate with the governor Madali-khan (1822-1842). In the 1930s, the Madrasa […]
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SHIP GRAVEYARD – MUYNAK

Muynak is the personification of the tragedy of the Aral Sea. Having received the status of a city in 1963, it already in 15–20 years numbered more than 100 thousand inhabitants – now its population has decreased almost 3 times. Thirty years ago, a memorial obelisk was installed in the center of Muynak, from which […]
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Termez Archaeological Museum

Today, the museum has over 76 thousand exhibits, more than 5 thousand of which are on display in the showrooms. Among the exhibits of 1000 unique museum relics of world importance. The museum has a scientific library with a modern reading room, numbering over 17 thousand volumes of the most valuable books on archeology and […]
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Khorezm State Puppets Theatre in Khiva

Not far from the historical heart of Khiva – the medieval city behind the massive fortress wall – Ichan-Kala is located the puppet theater, where on any day of the week you can see colorful folklore performances, fascinating national Khorezm dances, various puppet shows. Khorezm State Puppet Theater was established in 1993 in Khiva. Many […]
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Khoja Abdalkhalik Al-Gijduvani Complex

The complex is located in Gijduvon (approx. 50 km north –east of Bukhara). It is formed around the tomb of the famous Sufi sheikh, the founder of the independent school of mysticism in the region of Central Asia ‘Abdalkhalik ibn’ Abdaldjalil al-Gijduvani (died in 1180 or 1220). His father was considered an authoritative faqih, bore […]
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