The Mirzo Ulugbek Museum after the great ruler Ulugbek who was not just the grandson of Temulane but also as great scientific minds of his time. On your Samarkand Tours, we suggest you visit this museum which is an important part of the Samarkand Attractions and many tourists from all over the world visit this place on their Uzbekistan Tours.
The Mirzo Ulugbek Museum after Muhammad Taragay (real name of Ulugbek)was born on 22 March 1394 as the youngest son Shahrukh the son of Amir Timur lived to mark his glorious life and impact people positively. Memorial Museum of Mirzo Ulugbek after this great personality who since childhood lived under the care of Timur's favorite wife Saray Mulk Khanum was truly blessed. Ulugbek of Uzbekistan was closely monitored by Amir Temur regarding his education and upbringing.
On 1428 the Memorial Museum of Mirzo Ulugbek in Samarkand was completed and was earlier an observatory. Ali Qureshi, Qadi-Zada al-Rumi and other famous astronomers such as al-Kashi, worked here. The Mirzo Ulugbek Statue that stands today before the memorial is a masterpiece in itself.
The Mirzo Ulugbek Museum has a collection of various miniatures by Uzbek artists depicting the scenes where Ulugbek is occupied in public affairs communicating with his students. The other collections include articles, books of that period that preserve the Ulugbek's heritage. On your Samarkand Tours, you will encounter samples of manuscripts about science, personal photos of the great scientist, and jade jar with the name of the scientist.
The reason why this place is an important Samarkand Attractions is that the museum also has the scientific artifacts like the exact coordinate's calculations of the five planets and the length of the solar year.
The museum exposition consists of two parts: the first shows the period of reign and his activities as the head of the state, in the second one he is represented as the scientist. Each part is divided into two sections.
On your Uzbekistan Tours, you can get acquainted with the themes of social and political and economical prosperity, such as the cultural, architectural, and scientific development of those times.
The Best Time To Visit Uzbekistan is during the Spring or Autumn when the country is at its best. Our guides will provide you with facts related to Samarkand Miscellaneous topics like about the people, their lives, the rich History Of Uzbekistan and Samarkand, and much more. The travel with Euroasia Travels to these Samarkand Museumsis simple and cozy and we take the utmost care of our clients as well as of their safety during their Samarkand Transportation and navigate trouble-free to the many Uzbekistan Museums.
There is nothing as per law in Uzbek that a woman must wear, so you can bring your clothes that you love to wear. However, the country has its own culture and we believe you won’t like to offend it. So, we recommend packing some light shirts, t-shirts, jeans and long-sleeved dresses covering knees. You need to wear a scarf or something that covers your head while entering a mosque. You can pack some swim-dress to wear near your pool at your hotel.
Well, it’s really up to you. Bring as much as you want to spend in Uzbekistan. The country is not much expensive but most for paying most of the things you will need cash. Cards are not much accepted here. You can exchange your money at the airport or in any hotel or banks of Uzbekistan (both in private & govt. bank). Keep in mind that you need to pay tips in restaurants and to porters (not mandatory, but expected as it’s almost a custom to tip).
No, drinking tap water isn’t considered safe in Uzbekistan. We highly recommend using bottled water while you are in Uzbekistan. Also, make sure to eat clean and well-cooked food. If you are visiting Uzbek inn hot time make sure to keep big water bottles as you will feel thirsty due to the hot climate especially in the day time.
Well, the answer is No. Uzbekistan is not only a magical country with a rich history and spectacular natural beauty but also a very friendly country to visit. If you are afraid of if it is safe, then let us tell you even the country is safe for solo woman travelers. Uzbek people are warm and friendly. They will easily welcome you as their guest. Choose a reliable tour operator and explore the best of the country without any fear.
Of course, you can avail alcohol in Uzbekistan. It is kind of part of their life. Alcohol is taken by many Uzbek people especially, the Russians. Soviet people introduced Vodka and other alcoholic drinks that are now a part of their life. However, some very strict Muslims don’t prefer drinking. However, it is allowed and legal in the country.
Uzbekistan is famous for its ancient cities like Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz, Termez, and Tashkent that are explained in many historical stories. These places have some stunning old Islamic architecture buildings that make it famous. As well, the natural beauty, mountains, and rich history of the country usually fascinate its travelers.
Uzbek people eat many types of food in their daily life. The dishes of Uzbekistan are delicious. Mostly they eat and drink soups, meat dishes, floury dishes, bread, milk, and oriental sweets. They share their culinary style mostly with Turkic people. Mostly they have a whole meal in one pot. You can try some local cuisine during your visit to Uzbekistan like; Plov, Shashlik, Lagman Soup, Shurpa, Dimlama, Chuchvara, Samsa, and more.
While visiting to Uzbek you are recommended to have the following vaccination-
The country is best to visit at any time except the summer season (July & August). During these 2 months, the country is at its highest temperature that goes up to 40-degree Celsius. However, spring and autumn are a great time to visit Uzbek i.e. from April to May and September to early November. During this period the country remains dry with a clear sky and cool temp.
The tropical climate of the country is great for malaria mosquitoes; hence once malaria was the worst health threat in Uzbekistan. To protect people from falling ill in malaria the govt. of Uzbek has taken various steps and in 2010 the country became malaria-free. Now it has won the WHO certificate as a malaria-free country. Hence, you can stay stress-free about malaria.
In July 2018, Uzbekistan started an E-visa facility and there are 76 nationalists can apply for a visa online. You can go to the official E-visa site, and apply for your e-visa by filling a form online. The total cost is 20USD. It takes 2 to 3 working days for processing your visa and then you can get a confirmation in your mail. The payment you can do only in the working hours. If you are not from a country where you can go for e-visa, then you can go with the traditional way. You can book it from the embassy.
There are 21 countries that enjoy visa free entry to Uzbekistan. Here is the cost for Uzbekistan-
Cost for 30-days single-entry or multiple-entry visa- US$60 to US$100 for most nationalities
Cost for 30-days single-entry or multiple-entry visa - $160 for US nationalities
Additional entry cost- $10Per entry