Uzbekistan is contrast, has a rugged and rocky landscape with deserts, mountains and valleys, interspersed with pockets of fertile, green land, and is home to a mesmerizing collection of architecture and ancient cites deeply filled with fascinating history of the Silk Road.


Central Asia’s holiest city has a history dating back more than 1,000 years. It is considered to be the cultural centre with the Old Town, an architectural wonder, offering a glimpse of pre-Russian traditions with its many fortresses and medressahs. 


Tashkent is the capital city of Uzbekistan and has a history dating back to the 3rd century. The city’s Silk Road heritage is retained in the museums and Chorsu Bazaar, while the modern city has interesting Soviet relics, statues and architecture. 

Uzbekistan at a Glance

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time difference
14 Hours
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90 Million
Silk Road
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local food
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