Tashkent- The Thousand Year Old Capital of Uzbekistan Attracts Tourists

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Tashkent
Tashkent

Uzbekistan is one of the attractive countries in Western Asia with a lot of beautiful and wonderful destinations. When visiting the country, tourists can not miss out Tashkent which is known as the thousand-year-old capital of Uzbekistan.

Tashkent has been an important link in the “Silk Road” linking the East and the West. This place was known by the ancient traders as “Stone City” or “City of turquoise” by the most famous items here are precious stones. Ankhor divides Tashkent into two, one side is a modern city and the other side is the old town with trees to look like the sky in the sky. Furthermore, after the massive earthquake of 1966, most of the ancient ruins in Tashkent were destroyed with only a few works, including a library of precious oriental materials, in particular, 353 of the original texts of the Koran made of large size leather.

Tashkent
Tashkent

Besides that, the Tashkent train system began operating in 1977, and today it has only 29 stations but is the most beautiful tram system in the world, built in the Western architectural style. When visiting each train, you will feel like entering a palace with luminous stone walls, sophisticated sculptured ceilings, and ceilings, or sophisticated crystal beams instead of conventional light bulbs, such as those in other countries.

Tashkent
Tashkent

Moreover, when visiting the pretty capital, you also visit Amir Timur museum with the roof like nomadic yurt where Timur’s Islamic artifacts and Islamic Karimov showcase an indescribable destination for culture-history enthusiasts. In addition, if you want to explore more about history, you can hire a private guide who will help you explain all things in the museum. If you are a student, you will discount entry tickets. Most of Uzbekistan are Muslims, so churches in this country are very much invested in construction. The Assumption Mosque near the Tashkent metro station is one of Tashkent’s key cultural and religious centers, attracting the attention of tourists thanks to its lush blue paint. However, you do not take photos inside the church, and strictly follow some rules if you intend to visit.

Tashkent
Tashkent

Eid al-Adha (Ordination Ceremony) marks the end of the fasting month. Ramanda is the most important festival of Islam. In addition, Uzbekistan is also in favor of nature. Lake Charvak in Bostanliq, north of Tashkent, is surrounded by Ugam Mountain (north), Pskem (east) and Chatkal (south) formed after the construction of the 168 m high dam of Charvak Hydropower on the Chirchiq River. Furthermore, each season in the place brings different beauty. Summer has sunshine, blue lake water color jade, winter becomes attractive thanks, Snow Mountains as the background. Many hotels in the six villages near the lake include Yusufhona, Burchmulla, Nanay, Chorvoq, Sidjak, and Bogustan. Besides that, this is one of ideal destination to experience paragliding.

Tashkent
Tashkent

If you love trekking or camping activities, Urungach Lake is an indispensable place. Summer green trees cool, gradually turning red romantic in the fall. The night scene, you will be able to admire the starry sky or watch the sunrise behind the majestic mountains. Located near the Chorsu tram station, Chorsu Bazaar market still retains hundreds of traditional trades this year. This is the largest and oldest market in Central Asia, trading mainly spices and local handicrafts. This is one of the places to visit if you want to explore the culture of trade on the Silk Road. Tashkent’s diverse cuisines are from West, Middle East, West Asia, China … for guests to choose from. In particular, Western and Chinese dishes are the easiest to eat in Vietnam. At this point, you should not ignore Plov specialty cooked from lamb, rice, onions, and carrots in giant pan. According to legend, this dish was created by Chef Alexander the Great.

Hope that after the post tourists will have useful information for traveling to Tashkent, if you need more information for visiting the country as well as other countries in Asia, you can visit Asia Travel Agency.