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Tashkent TV Tower

Tashkent TV tower 375 metres high is the highest structure in Central Asia. It is rather earthquake-resistant and can withstand earthquake with magnitude of 9 points on the Richter scale. TV power was built in 1981. Its main function was television and radio broadcasting. Broadcasting centre is the largest in Central Asia. Moreover the TV tower is equipped with a special observation platform where the city is spread along the…

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Shaitan Zhiga – Helmet of the Devil

Shaitan Zhiga – “Helmet of the Devil” This is a name of mysterious plateau hidden from curious eyes in off spurs of Zerafshan range 30 km from Samarkand not far away from Urgut. Rocks here look like fantastic sculptural masterpieces – frozen demons, idols of the ancient Gods, petrified prehistorical monsters. Among them you can find the figures of animals ( bear, tiger, huge a frog, pangolin, bird of prey)…

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Uzbek Pilaf

Pilaf takes a honourable and special place in Uzbek cuisine.The process of cooking pilaf is just an art for Uzbek people and it may take you a whole life to approach to this secret of art. We are going to tell you some interesting facts about this delicious dish. There are lots of types for cooking pilaf worldwide.Imagine that there are more than 200 kinds of pilaf only in Uzbekistan.There…

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Uzbek National Dress

Uzbek national national dress is very beautiful and has its own specific features. Since the ancient times unusualness of the national dress was specified by climatic and handicraft conditions. Till the present days it preserves its archaism features. Uzbek people have an original fabric named atlas that differs from other ones in its colorfulness and delicacy. Generally women’s light dresses are made of it. As for the men’s wear there…

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Uzbek Melons

Despite the fact that the watermelon is really good – sweet, juicy – there is no “honey” in it; “honey” is in the melon. The Uzbeks say so. But this is really so! One has only to leave the melon cut in the open air, as bees and wasps immediately fly on it and drink sweet juice. In order to determine the ripeness of the melon, it is enough for…

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Uzbekistan Interesting Facts

Uzbekistan is a mysterious country for a foreign traveler today. Many have desire to see it with their own eyes. Therefore, you will be presented with some interesting facts about Uzbekistan below that may be of use for you: the best seasons for visiting Uzbekistan is spring and autumn. There is unbearable heat in summer; air temperature may reach 50 degrees Celsius and it is rather cold in winter. Everything…

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Tourism in Uzbekistan

Tourism is one of the important economy branch of Uzbekistan today. Great attention is being paid to development of tourism, organization of service for foreign guests according to all international standards. During the years of independence, our country made a significant breakthrough in this field focusing on the historical and cultural values, renaissance and revival of national traditions and customs, restoration and arrangement of architectural monuments. Every year Uzbekistan is…

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Travelling in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is a state of great cities with a huge number of architectural structures of different historical periods. Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva are much appreciated around the world. These cities being Rome and Babylon coevals used to be the largest centres of Islamic and Eastern culture and spirituality. The greatest scientists and sophists of those days lived in these cities. Their beauty was supplemented with luxurious palace, minarets and mausoleums….

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Uzbek People

Uzbeks are amazing, sympathetic, and kind people. An Uzbek is the person who can sit in a warm chapan (coat) and drink hot green tea in the summer heat of 40 degrees Celsius. Please, do not think anything bad. This is one of the most ancient method of the Uzbek people to deal with the exhausting heat. We will tell you more about this people now. One of the features…

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Visa to Uzbekistan

According to the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan, foreign citizens and stateless persons, with the exception of citizens of a certain number of countries, can enter Uzbekistan only if they have entry visas. Visa-free entry into Uzbekistan was introduced for citizens of the CIS countries, with the exception of Tajikistan (visa-free entry for its citizens is issued for 30 days) and Turkmenistan (only visa-free transit entry, temporary stay and…

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