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A Day Trip Tashkent
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Day Trip in Tashkent
The guide and driver meet the guests at hotel in Tashkent.
ITINERARY & DETAILS
Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan and has
approximately 3 million inhabitants. The city is located in the north eastern
part of the republic, in the valley where the river Chirchik is located. In the
North of Tashkent the snow-covered tops of Big and Small Chimgan mountain can be seen. Tashkent is the fourth largest
in the Commonwealth of Independent States after Moscow, St Petersburg and Kiev.
The sightseeing in Tashkent city:
Khazrati Imom Complex (XVI-XX centuries) the
historical spiritual heart of the city (consists of functioning Friday mosque “Khazrati Imom Mosque” from 2007,
Barak-Khan Madrassa from XVI-XVIII centuries—present-day serving as shopping
place, Tellya Sheikh Mosque from XIX century, Muyi Moborak Library— holds rare Oriental manuscripts
collection, among which the world-famous Caliph Osman-Koran from the VII century and the mausoleum of Abu Bakr Mohammed Kaffal Shashi, the
first Koran preachers of Central Asia, who was also a famous scientist).
(“four roads” in Uzbek, the commercial heart of the city and has been for
hundreds of years).
Metro riding (the only Central Asian
Underground, built in 1977).
Amir Timur Square—the centre of the modern city,
is green space with plenty of flowers and fountains. The square covers the most
important buildings both political and cultural. In the middle of the square is
the statue of Amir Timur (known in
Europe as Tamerlane) on horseback,
hotel “Uzbekistan” which was built
in 1974, University of Law (former
Women’s Gymnasium), Museum of Amir Timur, well-known Tashkent Clock Towers (the first tower was constructed in 1947 to
house the clock mechanism from Eastern Prussia, a war trophy brought back to
Tashkent by watchmaker Ayzenshteyn), and Uzbekistan Forums Palace.
State Museum of Applied Art—founded in 1997,
holds more than 7000 rare works of applied art created by golden hands of
masters from the first half of XIX century to the present time.