Landmarks and interesting places of Uzbekistan

Stories about museums, unusual architectural structures, and monuments of history in amazing Uzbekistan
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A Walk Around Nukus and the Savitsky Museum

Once, while planning another trip, I came across unusual photographs of dilapidated ships right in the middle of the desert. It turned out that this place is…
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Ship Graveyard in Moynaq: How to Get There

Friends, I continue my story about a trip to the unusual ship graveyard near the Uzbek town of Moynaq. In the previous article, I wrote about how we reached the…
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Ship Graveyard in Moynaq: History

On the shore of the former Aral Sea, in the western part of Uzbekistan, lies an unusual attraction — a ship graveyard right in the middle of the desert. I've…
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Tashkent Earthquake: The Story of a Devastating Disaster

Friends, just a week ago I told you about the unusual "Moscow houses" in Tashkent. This complex became a gift to the city from Moscow after several earthquakes.…
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"Moscow Houses" in Tashkent

Studying the architecture of Tashkent, I noticed a residential complex consisting of several multi-story buildings, referred to here as "Moscow houses." I invite…
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Japanese Garden in Tashkent

Spring is on the calendar, which means that soon residents of many cities will go for walks in bright parks waking up after the cold. In the next two articles, I…
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Central Park (Mirzo Ulugbek Central Park)

Friends, today I would like to share with you the vibrant spring atmosphere by taking a virtual stroll through one of the parks in Tashkent. The green recreational…
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The Kyzyl-Su Waterfall in Uzbekistan

During the warm season, many residents of Tashkent set off on a trip to the Charvak Reservoir. Here, you can not only escape the exhausting city heat but also…
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The Shah-i-Zinda Ensemble

I decided to conclude my first stroll through the marvelous Samarkand with a visit to the Shah-i-Zinda complex. Locals had told me that it was a very interesting…
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Hazrat Khizr Mosque in Samarkand

The penultimate landmark I visited during my trip to Samarkand last year was the complex of the Hazrat Khizr Mosque. In modern times, the ensemble is known as the…
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Former Hotel "Tashkent"

Many of those who have been reading my blog for a long time probably know that periodically I publish articles about hotels located in historical buildings of…
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Tashkent Polytechnical Museum

Many tourists come to sunny Uzbekistan to admire the unique Eastern architecture and get acquainted with the lifestyle of this hospitable country. But today, we…

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