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Customs and Traditions

Hospitality is a characteristic feature of the Uzbek people. Among the Uzbeks an ability to receive a guest is appreciated above the abundance of the table or wealth of a family. Nowruz Celebrations Nowruz, meaning “new day”, is an ancestral festivity marking the first day of spring and the renewal of nature. It includes rituals,...
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Tipping in Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, at restaurants or other entertainment places, bills are calculated in the national currency – Uzbek sums. The invoice amount usually includes service, which is on average 10-15% of the order value specified in the invoice. Tips in Uzbekistan are not required, however, are welcomed by the serving staff.
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Uzbekistan Visa

Visiting Uzbekistan is much easier now. Depending on your citizenship, you may enjoy visa-free regime, apply for electronic entry visas online or get visa through Uzbek Embassies or Consular Offices in your country. Visa-free regime There are more than 86 nationalities, including all European Union citizens, that can enjoy a visa-free regime for 30 days...
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Travelling by Bus

Bus routes connect mainly all major cities within the Uzbekistan. In addition to city buses, the country runs intercity, mini-buses, taxis. Intercity buses In Uzbekistan, many regional companies are engaged in bus transportation between cities. Some of them work privately, while others are owned by local administrations. From the “Tashkent” bus station buses run in...
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Pharmacy and Medicine

In Uzbekistan the medicines and medical products market is developed at a high level. During the trip to Uzbekistan, in any pharmacy you can buy almost all drugs, both with the appointment of a doctor, and without it, except for tranquilizers, drugs and psychotropic substances. Pharmacy staff — highly trained professionals who can advise analogues...
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Travelling by Car

Rent a car Various travel and transport companies offer a wide range of cars of domestic and foreign producers of different classes. Sixt international company offers car rent services in Tashkent. You can also rent a car choosing services of local companies like Rent Car and Avtouzbegim For registration of rent it is necessary to...
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Banks of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has a two-level banking system. The first level is occupied by the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan, which regulates all other banks of the country, licenses are issued and revoked, the issue of money is controlled and the stability of the national currency is ensured. The second level is given to commercial...
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ATM Machine

In Uzbekistan, you can cash only US dollars from international plastic cards Visa and MasterCard in free access. The number of ATMs is constantly increasing not only in the capital, but also in other regions of the country. However, there are about 90 ATMs accepting cards of international payment systems in Uzbekistan, and most of...
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National Currency

The national currency of Uzbekistan is the So’m, put into circulation since 1994. Banknotes in denominations of 500, 1,000, 5,000, 50,000 and 100,000 so’ms are in active circulation. Banknotes of different denominations differ in color. In banknotes shown monuments of culture and art of Uzbekistan. Currently, banknotes and coins of up to one hundred so’ms...
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Domestic Flights

“Uzbekistan Airways” National airline company operates everyday flights from Tashkent to Samarkand, Bukhara, Urgench, Termez, Andijan, Namangan, Karshi, Fergana, Navoi and Nukus – to all tourist centers of the country. In 11 international airports of Uzbekistan is created all conditions for high-quality passenger service and the best impressions of tourists from their stay in Uzbekistan....
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Public Transport

City transport is widespread in all cities of Uzbekistan. In Uzbekistan, there are all types of city transport, such as: taxi, bus, trolleybus, tram, metro. City buses If you plan move in the city by buses in Tashkent, we recommend you to install a mobile application to track buses of Tashkent via GPS (MyBus Tashkent,...
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Guest Houses

Uzbekistan is known not only for its rich history, numerous architectural monuments and unique natural landscapes, but also for the hospitality of nationals. Guest houses – popular type of accommodation reflecting the culture of the Uzbek people in a common life. Guest house is a private house (in national style), where can stay several people...
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