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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The Central Asia at the Crossroads of Civilizations international forum will be held in Khiva, Uzbekistan in 2021, the press service of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reported. Due to the current situation with the pandemic, the date of the forum will be announced in the near future. The forum aims to promote the common history and shared cultural heritage of Central Asia as part of the UNESCO Silk Roads Programme, in works which have included the multivolume book “The History of Civilizations in Central Asia.”
The International Cultural Forum “Central Asia at the crossroads of Civilizations” will be held in Khiva, Uzbekistan, under the auspices of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and organized in collaboration with UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences Sector.
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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The world’s fastest growing tourist destinations, from Uzbekistan to Iran; Helen Coffey; 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…
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.
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.
Source: A Unique story of Samarkand
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.
From 0 to 4,665 Meters: Traveling Across the Silk Road and Pamir Highway; Bjoern Eldracher; Expedition Portal
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