Some 2,000,000 people call Tashkent in Uzbekistan home.
It’s 560 miles (901 kilometers) from Islamabad, Pakistan and 820 miles (1320 kilometers) from Guilin, China.
Let the kids explore, laugh and play, and watch them have fun, at family attractions such as Aqua Park and Tashkentland. Pack your video camera and your sense of fun and prepare for fun-filled hours brimming with magical memories.
If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do in Tashkent, spend an hour or two at the Amir Timur Museum and the Museum of National Dress. Examine the displays, browse the exhibits or simply enjoy the peaceful spaces.
Get a taste of local history by taking a tour of the History Museum, one of the more popular historical museums. Admire the center’s interesting exhibits and examine the historic artifacts throughout this peaceful place.
Tashkent features some gracious civic gathering spaces; Independence Square is a firm favourite with residents and visitors alike. Relax with a coffee, meet the locals, and you’ll soon see why this square occupies such a special place in the hearts of Tashkent residents.
Set aside an afternoon to browse the collections of the Tashkent Galley of Modern Art, one of Tashkent’s most remarkable modern art museums. Take a guided tour to find out about the contemporary art that is permanently on display or spend your time at the ever-changing temporary exhibitions.
Set aside some time for the Fine Arts Museum of Uzbekistan, one of the most popular museums in Tashkent. Wander the halls and try the interactive exhibits.
Chorsu Bazaar is the perfect place to go to if you love shopping and watching the world go by. See what locals are buying and then take home some unique outfits.
Tashkent is a special place that becomes a richer experience for visitors prepared to venture away from the main sights. It doesn't matter how many fabulous sights you’ve managed to cram into your itinerary, no tour of this city is complete without checking out the Tashkent Tower, the Kukeldash Madrassa, the Telyashayakh Mosque and the Amir Timur Monument.