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...

September
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Concerts and fireworks celebrate the end of the Soviet Union. Each region (there are 12 regions in Uzbekistan) prepares festive programmes, which...

October
01

A public holiday, Kurban Hait (Eid al-Adha or Feast of the Sacrifice) honours the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his...

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