Category: Uzbekistan

50 Best Destinations To Spend Your Points In 2022; Caroline Lupi & Dia Adams; Forbes

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Antarctica

If your main goal for 2022 is to get away from almost everyone on Earth, Caroline Lupi and Dia Adams have got a prime location for you. The White Continent is beckoning, and so are its home populations of penguins and seals! The best time to visit Antarctica is during Antarctic summer, which is winter in the northern hemisphere.

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The controversy behind this Silk Road city’s ancient wonders; Patrick Kenny; National Geographic

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In Uzbekistan, debate simmers around whether restoration in Samarkand preserves or erases history.

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Ancient and Unique Uzbekistan: Samarkand region II; Nadezhda Dukhovny; Times of Israel

Photo: Press Service of the Samarkand Region Tourism and Sports Department

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Uzbekistan’s heritage and its post-pandemic efforts; Gokce Ozciftci; Daily Sabah

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Uzbekistan: How is the mysterious country enticing Western visitors?; Tina Walsh; Euronews

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Once a major trading route on the Silk Road, an outward-looking Uzbekistan is celebrating 30 years of independence from the USSR.

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Ancient and unique Uzbekistan – Bukhara II; Nadezhda Dukhovny; Times of Israel

Photo: Department of Tourism Development of the Bukhara Region.

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Ancient and unique Uzbekistan: Horezm; Nadezhda Dukhovny; Times of Israel

Photo credit: Department of Tourism Development of the Horezm Region

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Ancient and unique Uzbekistan – Qashqadaryo IV; Nadezhda Dukhovny; Times of Israel

Photo credit: The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan

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Travel-worthy destinations in Uzbekistan; Times of India

Uzbekistan is surely an intriguing place to visit, famous for its Silk Route cities of Bukhara, Khiva, and Samarkand. It is double the size of the United Kingdom, and boasts of ancient history and rich cultural heritage. It is now home to six UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage listings, and four significant UNESCO World Heritage sites. From beautiful places to visit, variety of things to do, along with numerous sightseeing options, here is a list of places that you should visit when in Uzbekistan.

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What Makes Uzbekistan An Unsung Hero Amongst Travellers To Asia; Shreshtha Goswami; ED Times

Uzbekistan, a country that boasts of its serene, ethereal and ancient beauty, is an undiscovered gem of Asia that awaits travellers from all across the world to come and serve their vagabond soul a sense of satisfaction. A former Soviet Republic, Uzbekistan is now an independent nation with Tashkent as the largest and capital city of it.

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Razing Uzbekistan: Photos Capture Drastic Changes To Historic Cities; Amos Chapple; RFERL


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UNESCO offers modern methods for assessing the state of historic structures; Unesco


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5 Reasons You Must Visit Bukhara, Uzbekistan; Sophie Ibbotson; Wanderlust

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Exploring Uzbekistan by bullet train; Peter Ford; Independent

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The 7.28am train to Bukhara, via Samarkand, pulls out of the Uzbek capital Tashkent on time. The Spanish-built Talgo bullet train will reach over 137mph as it speeds across the largely flat expanse…

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UNESCO heritage site in Uzbekistan to see more Chinese tourism and cooperation; Xu Liuliu; Global Times

You can never truly understand how beautiful and glorious Khiva is until you find yourself standing inside the ancient city itself. No words can match its beauty and the ancient wisdom on display in the buildings and planning of this city in central Asia’s Uzbekistan. With a seven-day visa-free policy for Chinese travelers coming in 2020, this UNESCO World Heritage site along the ancient Silk Road is expecting to see an increase in both tourists from China and archeology cooperation with the country.

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A Unique story of Samarkand; Soma Chakravertty; National Herald India

Registan means a sandy place, a desert in Persian language. But Registan of Samarkand is a different story. In the ancient city of Samarkand, ruled by the Timurid dynasty it was the heart of the city.

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Bustling Bazaars, Ancient Cities, and the Silk Road: 10 Ways to Explore Uzbekistan; Michaela Trimble; Men’s Journal

From the country’s incredible monuments to its bustling bazaars and Silk Road, here are your not-to-miss experiences in Uzbekistan.

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From 0 to 4,665 Meters: Traveling Across the Silk Road and Pamir Highway; Bjoern Eldracher; Expedition Portal

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Bjoern left Germany some weeks ago, travelled through Eastern Europe to Russia, visited historical places, enjoyed the overwhelming hospitality of the Russians, and followed the vast open landscapes of Kazakhstan round the northern shore of the Caspian Sea.

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The World Heritage Centre Dispatches High-Level Reactive Monitoring Mission to Shakhrisyabz (Uzbekistan); Unesco

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It’s simpler to visit Uzbekistan with a new visa-free scheme; Megan Eaves; Lonely Planet

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