Sightseeing in Tashkent
- Karakiyasay petroglyphs
- Tashkent theatres
- Abul Kasim Madrasah
- Charvak reservoir
- Museum of Geology in Tashkent
- Center of National Arts in Tashkent
- State Art Museum of Uzbekistan
- Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts in Tashkent
- Museum of Victims of Political Repression
- Mausoleum of Sheykh Zayniddin-Bobo
- Art Gallery NBU
- German Kirche
- Anbar-bibi Mausoleum
- Chapel near the Kamolon gates of Tashkent
- Tashkent airport
- Tillya Sheikh Mosque
- Tashkent imam al-Bukhari Islamic Institute
- Memorial House Museum of Tamara Khanum
- Tashkent Museum of Railway Technics
- St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tashkent
- Minor Mosque in Tashkent
- Ural Tansykbaev Memorial Museum in Tashkent
- State Museum of Applied Arts in Tashkent
- State Museum of History of Uzbekistan
- TV Tower in Tashkent
- Amir Timur Square
- Amir Timur Museum
- Romanov Palace
- Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre
- Center of Culture of Ikuo Hirayama
- Sardoba Kaynargumbaz
- Subway of Tashkent
- Parpi Ata
- Chimghan Mountains
- Monument of Amir Temur
- Juma Mosque of Hodja Akhrar
- Alay bazaar
- Suzukh-Ata Mausoleum
- Mustakillik Maydoni
- Sorrowful Mother Monument
- World Peace Bell
- Tashkent chimes
- Tashkent Zoo
- Polish Catholic Church
- Kukeldash Madrassa
- Yangiabad Flea bazaar
- Tashkent Botanical Garden
- Old town`s Chorsu Bazaar
- Memorial complex "Courage"
- Khamid Alimdjan Monument
- Japanese garden in Tashkent
- Shohruhiya. The edge of the earth
- Nanay. Earthly paradise of the east
- The charm of Sheikhantaur ensemble
- Khumsan. The town of pearl scenery
- Hodjakend. Treasury of mixed cultures
- Legend about Muyiy Mubarak Madrasah
- Minguruk. The ancient ancestor of Tashkent
- Chirchik. The town with magnificent scenery
- Aktash. The place with incredible atmosphere
- Kanka. The unusual city of the powerful empire
- Barak khan Madrasah: the sacred item of history
- Treasury of Tashkent oasis. Gazalkent & Bostanlyk
- Beldersay. The most captivating place for your soul
- Zarautsay. The oldest cave paintings in Uzbekistan
- Khodjikent. The incentiveplace with silent waterfalls
- Chatkal valley. The nature that could steal your heart
- Shoshtepa. The town with unique historical significance
- Memorial complex Zangi-Ota. Mystical charm of the antiquity
- Mausoleum of Yunus-Khan. Historical engraving of the ruler
- Brichmulla. Incredible and enchanting atmosphere of harmony
- Mausoleum of Sheikhantaur sheikh. Ensemble of the mysterious Sufi
- Hast Imam Center in Tashkent
- Kaffal ash-Shash mausoleum
Sightseeing in Tashkent. The city and its legends
If you decided to make a visit to Uzbekistan, you must start from its capital. All these ancient sightseeing give bright representation of historical excursus of Tashkent. Magnificent squares, outstanding buildings, incomparable domes, madrasahs and honored mausoleums paint an inimitable picture of sightseeing of Tashkent making matchless impression for every visitor.
The capital of friendship and hospitality welcomes you with great pleasure to promenade along the famous sights and feel the charm of the East.
Peopletravel offer its services on arrangement of various tours through these breathtaking architectural exemplars which leave a feeling of standing on the threshold of oriental tale.
Uzbekistan is a country of petroglyphs that are rich in quantity and variety of subjects. They are virtually inferior to the famous monuments of the Eurasian continent. These rich "art galleries" are left in the open air by nations and tribes that inhabited the country in earliest times. The petroglyphs are usually engraved on the rocks in remote gorges and secluded scenic locations.
Tashkent by right can be called the theater capital of the Central Asia. And everyone who has a tour through Uzbekistan should at least a little "push back the curtain" and glimpse life of Tashkent theatres.
Abul Kasim Madrasah
In central part of Tashkent in Beshagach district (one of the forth former regions of old Tashkent) between grandiose palace of arts “Istiklol” and Parliament of Uzbekistan “Oliy Majlis” Abul Kasim Madrasah is situated.
Charvak reservoir in Uzbekistan is placed at the junction of the mountain rivers Chatkal and Pskem. The surrounding natural landscape surprises with the incredible beauty and pure mountain air reduces fatigue and stress, satiates with energy and joy. The lake Charvak is enclosed by majestic mountains of the Western Tien Shan, on mountain trails of which tourist routes to waterfalls, caves, orchards, almond and walnut groves are laid.
Museum of Geology in Tashkent
Planning your travel to Uzbekistan, you should include Museum of Geology to the list of most interesting and outstanding attractions of Tashkent. Museum of Geology in Tashkent was founded under the aegis of the State Commitment on geology and mineral resources in Uzbekistan.
Center of National Arts in Tashkent
The Government of Uzbekistan implemented the project to congregate examples of national culture, art and traditions under one dome. The Centre of National Arts in Tashkent became the abode of Uzbek customs, art, handicraft and everyday life.
State Art Museum of Uzbekistan
The availability of numerous museums with very different collections reflects the formation of Uzbekistan culture. The State Art Museum of Uzbekistan helps to join the cultural, historical and artistic heritage, to human values, to see the monuments of history, to know religion and beliefs of peoples, works of art.
Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts in Tashkent
Uzbekistan is a land of rich culture and history. And during your travel to Uzbekistan you may fully perceive this fact. For care storage, analysis, enrichment of unique Uzbek traditions, and won fame, for advocacy of national visual and applied arts, art of miniature in the world of masterpieces the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan was established.
Museum of Victims of Political Repression
Museum of Victims of Political Repression in Uzbekistan started-up in 2002, on the 31st of August, in the parkland across the street from Tashkent TV tower. And Peopletravel Company by-turn can easily arrange visit to the Museum of Victims of Political Repression
Mausoleum of Sheykh Zayniddin-Bobo
Mausoleum of Sheykh Zayniddin-Bobo in Tashkent is located in Kukcha region. The burial vault of Sheykh Zayniddin and his followers are in the mausoleum. The building of Mausoleum of Sheykh Zayniddin-Bobo was erected several centuries later in XVI after Sheykh’s death.
Art Gallery NBU
Art Gallery NBU in Uzbekistan, or, known among the common people Gallery NBU is located in the central part of Tashkent, quite near the Independence Square. Art Gallery NBU opened wide the doors on the eve of the Independence Day in Uzbekistan in 2004.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tashkent, better known in the city as the German Kirche, was built in the center of Sadik Azimov Street (former Zhukovsky Street). In those times in Tashkent there was a huge number of Lutheran Germans, who served in the troops of Imperial Russia and settlers from the Volga region.
In the village Zangi-Ota of Tashkent area there is the monument - Anbar-bibi Mausoleum (or Kambar – ona) – wife of Zangi-Ota. Zangi-Ota was the descendant of Khazrat Arslan bobo. Zangi-Ota was also the fifth murid (probationer) of the Sufi Khoja Ahmad Yassavi, who is called the spiritual father of all Turkic tribes of Central Asia and Kazakhstan.
Chapel near the Kamolon gates of Tashkent
In one makhallya (district) of Tashkent, beside the avenue “Drujba narodov” and the street “Samarkand darbaza” there is the survivor old chapel, which in archival materials is designated as the Chapel near the Kamolon gates .
International airport of Tashkent, or Tashkent – Yujniy (Southern) is one of the largest airports in Central Asia. The airport is advantageously located, as a great deal of air routes from CIS countries to Europe, America and South-Eastern Asia pass through it.
Tillya Sheikh Mosque
Tillya Sheikh Mosque in Tashkent is a part of famous historical and religious complex Hast Imam, which is situated in front of Barak khan madrasah. It is possible to visit Tillya Sheikh Mosque as it function up till now. Peopletravel Company is pleased to offer a suitable tour around Uzbekistan, including Tashkent.
Tashkent imam al-Bukhari Islamic Institute
Tashkent Islamic Institute named after imam al Bukhari was established in 1971. The imam al-Bukhari higher Islamic Institute is situated in the ancient mosque Namazgokh, entering in to the composition of the religious complex Khazret Imam, which is of historical significance.
Memorial House Museum of Tamara Khanum
In downtown Tashkent, in the residential neighbourhood the tourists and guests of the capital can visit Tamara Khanum Museum. The street, where the museum is located is named after Tamara Khanum.
Tashkent Museum of Railway Technics
Tashkent Museum of Railway Technics, known among citizens as Museum of engines, started working on the 4th of August, 1989 on railman’s Day. A solemn event was preceded by the exhibition in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Central Asian Railway in 1988. Townsmen and guests of the capital were so impressed by the presented exhibits, that at people’s request the exhibition was kept.
St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tashkent
Uzbekistan is a polyethnic country, where people profess different religions. Besides secular sights and Islamic institutions there are orthodox churches in Uzbekistan. And while travelling around Uzbekistan you should without fail visit St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tashkent.
Minor Mosque in Tashkent
Minor Mosque is a new mosque in Tashkent. Its location is the bank of the Ankhor canal, the bund of which had been changed for last period of time. Not far from Minor Mosque the exhibition complex Uzexpocenter and the luxurious hotel International are situated.
Ural Tansykbaev Memorial Museum in Tashkent
The unique historical situation in Central Asia of the XX century, which caused the spiritual revolution, revealed the extraordinary personalities that represent an entire era. The greatest artist Ural Tansykbaev belonged to such figures.
State Museum of Applied Arts in Tashkent
Tashkent can boast numerous interesting places. And the most remarkable sight for visitors, who is travelling to Uzbekistan is the State Museum of Applied Arts in Uzbekistan. The museum takes up the historical homestead of the XIX century, in downtown Tashkent. The homestead till 1917 had been the property of the Russian diplomatic official Aleksandr Polovcev, who was famous for his reverent attitude to the architecture and art.
State Museum of History of Uzbekistan
The State Museum of History of Uzbekistan is significant and the oldest scientific and educational establishment in Central Asia. The museum was instituted in 1876 on the 12th of July, and it several times changed various names
TV Tower in Tashkent
If you are eager to contemplate Tashkent from bird's eye view, you should certainly book a unique tour to Uzbekistan and visit Tashkent TV Tower, or otherwise the Tashkent Television Tower.
Amir Timur Square
Amir Timur Square in Tashkent is the center of the city. Eight main streets of Tashkent originate from here. The basis of the flatness of the square was the idea of intersection at the center of two large avenues - Kaufman and Moscow. These two avenues divided the locality into four parts and passed through it. Withal the Square of Amir Timur was surrounded with the road, to which the rest roads were joined.
Amir Timur Museum
The State Museum of the Timurids’ history is named exactly so, because it numbers more than 5 thousand of exhibits, referring to the period of Timur’s governing and the dynasty of the Timurids.
Tashkent is a diverse city. One can see monuments of Eastern culture and buildings in the European style - modern. Romanov Palace is one of such buildings. The residence harmoniously blended with the architecture of the city.
Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre
The State Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre that is located in the center of Tashkent is included in the cohort of the best opera houses in the world. There are performances of the world of the classical repertoire, as well as works of national authors.
Center of Culture of Ikuo Hirayama
This unique center was founded by the famous Japanese painter Ikuo Hirayama, who was attracted by phenomenon of the Great Silk Road. He visited almost all countries on a grand historic highway, from the Far East to the European continent. Watched the life and traditions of different peoples, created on the basis of observations of paintings, studied the history of culture. And he also founded the museum of the Great Silk Road.
In hot and dry climate of Central Asia water has a special place and meaning. Water storage served as improvement in towns and villages, where constructed open water reservoirs, and along the caravan roads built special indoor pools - sardoba.
Subway of Tashkent
Tashkent metro is considered one of the cleanest subways in the world. This record, I want to dedicate it to Tashkent underground. Tashkent metro consists of three lines with 29 stations. The first line, "Chilonzor" with 9 stations launched in 1977 (finished construction of all 12 stations in 1980), and the second "Uzbek" line with 11 stations were put into operation in 1991.
Mazar Parpi Ata is a sacred place of worship to the local population. It is located 4 km to the west of the fort Imlak near Almalyk. Actually there is no mazar, an object of veneration was considered a separate rock form in a rocky spur slot. Some scientists believed that down to the river Paleozoic limestone formation appeared oddly blurred as the gap between the spur of rock - and post irregularly shaped.
Chimghan Mountains recognized as a main tourist center of Uzbekistan, as this place is incredibly popular among tourists. It serves for travel all year round. This can be explained by the fact that the rest of these seasons in its own peculiar.
Monument of Amir Temur
In the center of the capital it is easy to find famous monument to Amir Temur. On the monument you will read the wise words of him: “The strength is in justice”, that is translated to three languages.
Juma Mosque of Hodja Akhrar
In Tashkent is located Juma Mosque of Hodja Akhrar. It is mosque with courtyard type that was built here in the 17-18 centuries.
The one of the most popular and ancient place of Tashkent residents is located in the center of the city and was created more than 4 centuries ago.
Suzukh-Ata Mausoleum was constructed in 1765 in Tashkent. Close to the mausoleum there is a park that creates very poetic atmosphere of peace. Different from many controversial moments in the history of Sufism, this mausoleum should be considered ancient because all the same facts of history.
One of the most famous places of the capital is Independence Square, which got its name on September 5, 1991 and is currently the main square of Uzbekistan.
Sorrowful Mother Monument
Located in the center of Tashkent this monument attracts numerous visitors and guests, who want to get acquaint with history of Uzbekistan. Here you will be able to see the symbol of remembrance of people who died during the World War II.
World Peace Bell
Park Bobur is one of the oldest parks in Tashkent city. It was built in first half of the XX century. Located in the most populated part of Tashkent, it is full of visitors in any time of the day.
More than 60 years Tashkent chimes are a symbol of a city. This is not just a clock, not just the tower, but something more, the first character that comes to mind at the mention of Tashkent.
From the earliest days Tashkent Zoo has become a popular place for locals and guests of the capital. In one of the most picturesque parts of the city on an area of 22.7 hectares there is an exhibition of the interesting fauna of Uzbekistan and the world, characterized by great diversity.
Polish Catholic Church
It is a story of another beautiful monument of Tashkent city. The idea of the construction of the Polish church dates back to 1875, as the new city had at that time a rather large number of Catholics. But, as always, the case moved from place only in 1902, when a representative of the Roman Catholic Church of Tashkent was appointed Master of Theology Justin Pranaitis.
Kukeldash is the most characteristic structure of the ensemble Chorsu in Tashkent. Located at the south-western corner of the Tashkent it was built in 1569 by sultans Barak Khan and Dervish Khan, bore with the nickname "Kukeldash" (foster brother).
Yangiabad Flea bazaar
In each city, whose age passed for 1000 years, there is a flea bazaar, perrying the history of this city. This is not just a bazaar where you can buy and sell quickly for nothing stale goods; it is often the treasure for collectors. Tourists, collectors and devotee of old things and unique artifacts necessarily attend such weird corners.
Tashkent Botanical Garden
Collection of this Garden composes more than five thousand species and cultivars of trees, shrubs, dwarf shrubs, vines, herbaceous and aquatic plants. It was erected in 1959 in Yunusabad district of Tashkent city and till now it attracts many visitors to the beauty of nature.
Old town`s Chorsu Bazaar
Eski shahar (Old town) including Chorsu bazaar – most famous farmer`s market in Tashkent under a big green dome.
Memorial complex "Courage"
The streets and squares of Tashkent adorns many monuments, among them Monument of Courage deserves special attention. It was placed here in memory of a terrible accident in the history of the city.
Khamid Alimdjan Monument
Monument of the famous Uzbek poet Hamid Alimdjan was established in 1990. He is known not only as a talented poet and public figure, but also as the founder of modern Uzbek literature.
Japanese garden in Tashkent
Japanese garden is a special park. To understand its beauty, you need time to dive into the world of Japanese national perception of the world, feel the spirit, depth and originality of Japanese culture, learn philosophy, way of thinking, a different system of values, people.
Shohruhiya. The edge of the earth
The history of this place goes far back in the middle Ages. The port city was rebuilt during the reign of Tamerlane, and was named in honor of his son and the name of the fortress Shohruhiya. It was a stronghold port on the Syr Darya River, which housed more than 50 hectares of residential buildings, towering abovethe water.
Nanay. Earthly paradise of the east
The nature of this town could steal your heart and you will dive into the green oasis with fresh air and lovely bird singing. It is located in the small mountain village Bostanlyk of Tashkent oasis, in the south- eastern side of the deep lake – Charvak.
The charm of Sheikhantaur ensemble
The complex of monuments Sheikhantaur occupied the territory between the modern streets Abaya Navoi Sheikhantaur and A. Kadyrov. Here there was a picturesque ensemble of sixteen buildings and two ancient House.
Khumsan. The town of pearl scenery
Khumsan is a mountain village is located in the picturesque valley of the river Ugham on the hillside. The very same settlement is part Bostanlyk district. From Tashkent to it, the path runs at a good level road, a length of 100 kilometers. In this area there are many recreational areas and resorts.
Hodjakend. Treasury of mixed cultures
This small town keeps many secrets. Hodjakend was formed early in the 3rd century BC, but the atmosphere of the ancient monuments still recalls his greatness. It is a town that is filled with a mixture of cultures such as Greek, Islamic and Buddhist culture, because this is where were the main trade routes from China to India.
Legend about Muyiy Mubarak Madrasah
This madrasah was built in 18th century and includes winter dome mosque and summer pillared terrace. According to the legend the hair of Prophet Muhammad is kept in madrasah library.
Minguruk. The ancient ancestor of Tashkent
Minguruk is one of the oldest settlements of the ancient Tashkent. The town existed since the beginning of the first century BC before the Arab conquest of Central Asia in the VIII century. According to historians, the town was a union of several town-states under the name Chach, located in the fertile valley of the river Chirchik.
Chirchik. The town with magnificent scenery
Chirchik town is located in the north of Uzbekistan's most abounding in the valley of the river of Tashkent region - Chirchik (translated as "dinning", "noisy").
Aktash. The place with incredible atmosphere
This town is one of the most beautiful places in the foothills of the Tien Shan. Aktash is located 60 km from Tashkent near mountain range Karzhantau. And it stands out among mountain resorts as a special, because of incredibly mild climate. At these relatively low altitudes, 1100-1200 m above sea level, summer is never too hot; the highest temperature is 24 C in July. And when on the slopes of Aksu has long been lying deep snow, thick forest tracts do not lose their bright colors.
Kanka. The unusual city of the powerful empire
Kanka is the state capital was a unique citadel that existed as a unique monument of the supreme state that existed in III BC. Now there are only a history and atmosphere of antiquity that keep the Khorezm region.
Barak khan Madrasah: the sacred item of history
Near Hast Imom square, one of the fascinating monuments of medieval age, Barak khan madrasah is situated. It catches one's eye with its unique construction, which differ from the ordinary buildings of this category.
Treasury of Tashkent oasis. Gazalkent & Bostanlyk
If you look to the map of Tashkent region, there is a beautiful oasis that occupies a special position. According to scientists, these places, covered by ancient legends, are most captivated among other regions of Uzbekistan, the study of which is of great importance for the history and archeology, science and culture of the peoples of Central Asia and the rest parts of the world.
Beldersay. The most captivating place for your soul
Not far from the incredibly beautiful mountains Aksu is a ski complex Beldersay. He is known throughout Uzbekistan for the longest ski trail in Central Asia and the cable car that is longer than 3.5 km.
Zarautsay. The oldest cave paintings in Uzbekistan
Zaraut-Say is a settlement near the gorge in the south-western spurs of the Hissar range in Sherabad district in the west of Surkhandarya region, where were found the cave paintings of Mesolithic and Neolithic eras as well as the more recent images.
Khodjikent. The incentiveplace with silent waterfalls
This beautiful town is located not far from Tashkent. You will only 1 hour to get there. There are several reasons why this place, tenderly loved by all Tashkent people and guests. First of all, the mountains are one of the most attractive places for not only residents, but also the travelers and the lovers of beautiful landscapes.
Chatkal valley. The nature that could steal your heart
This amazing place fascinates people with the peculiar atmosphere that gets inside, takes up residence in the soul and emerges with warm memories. It is a bewitching town with own character.
Shoshtepa. The town with unique historical significance
When you ask someone about the place where Tashkent had originated from, not anyone will be able to answer. This place is located now outside the modern city. That is an ancient hill named Shoshtepa situated in the suburbs of modern capital.
Memorial complex Zangi-Ota. Mystical charm of the antiquity
Only 20 kilometers from the city center along the old road to Samarkand in the eponymous village of Tashkent region there is one of the most interesting historical and architectural monuments of XIV century - a complex of mausoleums Zangi - Ota.
Mausoleum of Yunus-Khan. Historical engraving of the ruler
This mausoleum was erected at the end of the 15th century after death of governor of Tashkent Yunus khan. Many modern scientist and cultural workers describe the mausoleum of Yunus khan as one of the magnificent architectural construction of medieval age.
Brichmulla. Incredible and enchanting atmosphere of harmony
For many guests, everything associated with ancient Orient has always been shrouded in mystery and secrecy. And in this part of our country and you will also find the most beautiful landscapes filled with incredible and enchanting atmosphere.
Mausoleum of Sheikhantaur sheikh. Ensemble of the mysterious Sufi
Complex Sheikhantaur occupied the territory between the modern streets of Abai, Navoi, and Sheikhantaur. Here there was a picturesque ensemble of sixteen buildings and two ancient House.
Hast Imam Center in Tashkent
Each town has a patron saint. In Tashkent it is Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Ismail al- Shashi Kaffal - Hast Imam. Hast or Hazrat is translated as a saint and the word "Kaffal" means the profession - locksmiths.
Kaffal ash-Shash mausoleum
Kaffal ash-Shash mausoleum was built in the honor of Imam Abu Bakr al Kaffal (904-976) in 1541 above the grave by khanate architect Gulyam Huseyn but unfortunately the vault has not preserved the original structure.