Uzbekistan - Things to do

Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent

Tashkent’s Chorsu (‘four ways’) Bazaar is a typical, but especially lively, bustling Central Asian bazaar. Covered stalls protect the piles of...

Tashkent

Compare old and new in Tashkent. The capital preserves only a small proportion of its architectural past. A massive earthquake in 1966 flattened...

As the capital, it’s not surprising that Tashkent offers some of the best shopping in Uzbekistan. Boutiques and small independent shops sell the best Central Asian style carpets, skull caps...

Like most of Central Asia, Uzbekistan doesn’t have a great deal of nightlife going on. There are the usual slightly soulless bars in larger hotels in Tashkent, and a few better places in...

May
09

On the 9th of May Uzbekistan observes Memorial Day for its fallen soldiers. It is a day of great pride and sadness where nearly all residents of...

June
01

A traditional festival, or get together, celebrating local music held annually on the first weekend of June in the Chimgan mountains. Musicians...

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