Uzbekistan Travel Guide

Few people have an idea of where or what Uzbekistan is, but that's the charm of it. The Republic of Uzbekistan is a young state in Central Asia proclaimed its independence in 1991. The country lies between the Amu-Darya and the Syr-Darya rivers. which flow into the dried out remains of the Aral Sea. In the 6th-7th millennium, B. C. people of an ancient European community settled in this land and in the 3rd millennium B.C. parts of an eastern European community (Tohars and Turans). In the 2nd millennium B. C. core tribes of the Indian-Iranian community. An original civilization of farmers and nomads settled down in the river oases, steppe and foothill pastures that grew there in the Bronze Age In the first millennium B.C. the first big cities arose in these territories owing to the development of caravan trade between China, India, the Middle East and Europe. The historical events in the territory of Uzbekistan had a crucial meaning for such world religions as Zoroastrianism, Buddhism (Mahayana), Chislanin (Nestorian) and Islam. Beginning the 8th century the area becomes one of the main historical and cultural centres of the Islamic East. Those great states existed on the land of Uzbekistan in the middle ages such as the Samanids and Qarakhanids, Khorezmshah and Chagatay, Temurids and Sheybanids, Bukhara, Khiva and Kokand khanates left an important trace in the history.

Uzbekistan is home to 4 UNESCO Heritage Sites: Itchan Kala-the inner fortress of Khiva, Bukhara - known as a city museum, the Historical Center of Shakhrisabz and Samarkand.

Experiences not to be missed in Uzbekistan:

  • Uzbekistan is a most attractive country for travellers who come to Central Asia for the first time.

  • If you would like to admire the historical architecture, go to the Samarkand, Bukhara or Khiva.

Travel in Uzbekistan:

  • Transportation:

Uzbekistan is the only two landlocked countries in the world, it used to be the part of the ancient Silk Road, the international route through which traders of silk and other precious goods travelled between Asia and Europe. Uzbekistan Transportation

  • Local Food

Uzbek cuisine is influenced by local agriculture, as in most nations. There is a great deal of grain farming in Uzbekistan, as well bread and noodles are their staple food. Uzbek cuisine has been characterised as "noodle-rich". Mutton is a popular variety of meat due to the abundance of sheep in the country and it is part of various Uzbek dishes.

  • Pay Attention 

When you Plan to your holidays destination you should be careful and pay attention to avoid unnecessary tactics when you travel to Uzbekistan. Here we prepare Uzbekistan Travel Tips for you.

Uzbekistan Music:

The music of Uzbekistan has reflected the diverse influences that have shaped the country. It is very similar to the music of the Middle East and is characterized by complicated rhythms and metres. Because of the long history of music in the country and a large number of different music styles and musical instruments, Uzbekistan is often regarded as one of the most musically diverse countries in Central Asia.

Best Time to Visit Uzbekistan:

From April to October is the best time to visit Uzbekistan. Make the most of your trip by checking out upcoming festivals and international exhibitions that are held in Uzbekistan and combine your trip with one of these events.

If you haven't decided when to travel, we recommend visiting Uzbekistan during Navruz, a bright and vibrant holiday in March, or the Silk and Spices Festival, a colourful festival of Uzbek traditions held annually at the end of May in Bukhara. Read More

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