Land of the Silk Road
A land of exotic beauty and ancient culture, Uzbekistan is one of the most important countries on the ancient Silk Road between Beijing and Istanbul. Thriving cites grew out of ancient caravanserais across the Central Asian landscape, including Khiva, Samarkand, Bukhara and Tashkent. Visit the Savitsky Art Museum, for its massive exhibition of archaeological finds and folk art. Spend the day with a traditional ceramist in his workshop, learning about his trade and admiring ancient Uzbek pottery. Sample pecans, dates, apricots and pistachios at Tashkent’s Chorsu Bazaar. Walk the city walls at sunset in Khiva, the most intact of Central Asia’s Silk Road cities. Visit the Jewish Quarter in Bukhara and its old synagogue, which houses a 2,000-year-old Torah. At the heart of Central Asia, Uzbekistan beckons with its piercing blue skies, shimmering mosaic domes, soaring minarets, stunning architecture and desert backdrop that feels like a film set.
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When to Visit
The ideal times to travel to Uzbekistan are April, May, June & September and even the beginning of October.
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