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Ten interesting facts about Uzbekistan

1. Uzbekistan is one of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world. (The other one is Liechtenstein.) A doubly landlocked country is one that is landlocked by other landlocked countries. 2. Uzbekistan’s Muruntan gold mine is one of the largest open pit gold mines in the world. 3. Tashkent’s metro features chandeliers, marble pillars and ceilings, granite, and...

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Uzbek Cuisine

Obi non Obi non is a traditional flatbread in Uzbekistan. It is made with the simplest of ingredients: flour, water, salt, and yeast. The dough is kneaded and shaped, the flower pattern stamped in the middle, and sesame seed sprinkled all if the cook so wishes to add them. Then the circular pieces of dough are flung onto the interior wall of a huge clay oven called a...

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What to do in Uzbekistan

Feast your eyes on majestic ancient structures Tourists visit Uzbekistan mainly because of its architectural masterpieces and historical sites. It is full of ornate structures, ancient madrasahs, and grand mausoleums. If you’re looking for awe-inspiring buildings, this is the place to be. And if you’re a bit lazy and would like to see as many of these grand ancient...


Where to go in Uzbekistan

Hast Imam Square Hast Imam is literally translated into “the first saint.” This stunning holy complex lying in the heart of Tashkent houses three eminent mausoleums: the Barak-Khan madrasah, Tilla-Sheikh mosque, and the mausoleum of the saint Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi. Hast Imam is the sanctuary of approximately 20,000 books and 3,000 manuscripts brought from different...

Charvak Lake

When to visit Uzbekistan

Climate in the south of Uzbekistan ranges generally from warm to hot while the north experiences some of Uzbekistan’s coldest temperature drops. In December, the temperature ranges from –8 °C (18 °F) in the north to a southern temperature of 0 °C (32 °F). Since weather in Uzbekistan tends to fluctuate, temperature sometimes drop to a whopping –35 °C (–31 °F) at...