Museums are the best way to learn about a country and Museums in Uzbekistan is not behind anything short. It offers the best of culture, tradition, art and architecture. The History of Uzbekistan Museums was started in Tashkent and now it has around 110 different Museums and most of them are under the supervision of Ministry of Culture and Sports. This will help you give most of the information of the countries past and present in one place while in Uzbekistan Tours.
Here are the lists of Uzbekistan Museums which gives further Information About Uzbekistan Museums:
The Samrakand Museums is located in the heart of the city and it is easy to cover all in a day. This meuseum has ancient articrafts, old coins, Jewelleries, Households, Ceramics and some of premitive tools. Smarakand also has some of the Art centres and traditional Mesems.
Tashkent is the cultural center of Uzbekistan. IUt has craft centres, small memorial meuseums and others which existed over several decades. Tashkent Museums also has center for applied arts.
Bukhara Museums are mostly in the architectural monuments of the city and it is not surprising, because Bukhara itself is a museum city with over 140 preserved medieval mosques, madrasahs, palaces and mausoleums.
The Andijan Meusems are one of the craft centers of the region. Pottery, ceramics, gold embroidery, copper engraving and painting prospered here, craft products from Andijan were famous all over the Silk Road. It also has Museum of Literature and Art, a small collection of which displays paintings, sculpture and graphics of modern Andijan masters.
The city of Nukus has the best Museums in Uzbekistan with a unique collection of painting by Russian artists. According to experts and the world press, collection of the museum is the best art collections in the Asian region and has the world's second-largest collection of Russian avant-garde as per Uzbekistan Travel Guide.
The Muynak Museums are also known as Ecological Museum of Muynak can be called as one of the most unique museums in Uzbekistan. In 1998 its exhibition was moved into the regional home of culture, and in 2013 the reconstructed museum was opened with a solemn ceremony.
The Kokand Museum strikes with variety of different items of the local history. Step by step one can trace the whole history of Kokand from early days, represented by different archaeological finds in a form of crocks, bifaces, stone tools, Clothing, weapons, books, dishware to everyday items of the end of the 19thcentury.
Termez is one of the most ancient cities of Central Asia. Termez Museum has the unique architectural monuments of the Kushan period, particularly Airatam Buddhist temple complex, one of the architectural gems of the Kushan period. The Termez Archaeological Museum fund lists over 27,000 exhibits.
You visit Uzbekistan for sightseeing and that means it can be a year around destination. However, the summers are hot and winters may go below 0 degree Celsius. The autumn and spring could be the Best Time To Visit Uzbekistan from April to May and Autumn which is from September to October.
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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