Known as the hub and largest metropolis city in Central Asia, Tashkent is the home of several archaeological monuments, parks, museums and theatres. Tashkent Tourism differs from other tourism, as the modern city life emerged with the mix culture of Uzbekistan makes a perfect combination for Uzbekistan Tourism.
Famous as the "Star of the Orient" and "Messenger of Peace", Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, has more than 240 archaeological sites and 10 years before there were only 39 monuments in Tashkent. Apart from these, Tashkent like other cities also has suffered from many attacks by the conquerors. As Tashkent was the capital of a communist republic for 60 years, most of the monuments were destroyed by Soviet Union. However, the new made buildings representing the mixed architecture of Central Asia and Soviet Union.
Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, is an ancient city is now a fully developed city located on the Silk Road. Tashkent Uzbekistan Tourism is not only for the market or monuments, it also about the uniqueness of every theatres, museums and the parks.
The facts of Tashkent Tourism include the monuments with the blue domes of the Old Town which are closely associated with the ancient, medieval and colonial past of Tashkent. The role of old town of Tashkent doesn't end here, the town is full of traditional neighbourhoods of artisans, skilled craftsmen in wood and metal, and also excellent bakers, pastry-cooks and chefs of inimitable Uzbek cuisine.
The uniqueness of Tashkent Tourism is medieval buildings, stylish European architecture, Soviet-style concrete buildings and gleaming skyscrapers of glass and concrete. The Oq-Tepa District, the Mausoleum of Abubakr Mukhammed Kaffal Chachi representing the beautiful architecture, museums are the major heritage sites those grab attentions of visitors. The buildings in Tashkent in between late 19th and 20th centuries are famous for their "brick style" of Russian neo-romantic architecture, when the skilful brickwork itself is a decor.
Chorsu bazaar, the real oriental bazaar is the oldest, most famous and biggest market can be found in Tashkent. Enjoying Tashkent nightlife is another fact that drives the tourists to here.
Top 5 Reasons to Choose Tashkent Tourism
To make Tashkent Tourism memorable and safe, you need to choose the local, reputed and well experienced tour operator on the basis of Uzbekistan Tourism Safety.
As EuroAsia Travels is a well established and experienced tour operator in Uzbekistan, You can completely rely on us to make your tour unique and memorable with a low price.
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