13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

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We have compiled a list of places on a one-day itinerary so that even if you only have one free day in the capital of Uzbekistan, you will not miss the highlights and main tourist attractions of Tashkent.

The cheapest and most pleasant way to get around Tashkent is on foot and by metro. If you suddenly forgot something at home, you can order delivery to Uzbekistan, the period of which is from 2 days.

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13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

1. SEE THE OLDEST QURAN IN THE WORLD AT HAZRAT IMAM COMPLEX.

Hazrat Imam is home to the Muya Mubarak Library, a library with oriental manuscripts, and the Osman Quran, which is considered the oldest Quran in the world.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

2. SHOP IN CHORSU BAZAAR.

The central part of the bazaar is covered in an impressive blue dome, but the surrounding streets and alleyways are full of outdoor food, textile, and hardware stalls as well. It looks like this market has been around forever!

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

3. VISIT THE KUKELDASH MADRESSA.

Kukeldash Madrasah is the largest madrasah and one of the most famous historical places in Tashkent.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

4. ADMIRE MINOR MOSQUE

The Minor Mosque is a bright new mosque in Tashkent. It was built in 2014 on the banks of the Ankhor Canal.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

5. CLIMB THE TASHKENT TV TOWER.

The Tashkent Tower with a height of 375 meters is the 11th tallest tower in the world. You can take the elevator up to the 6th floor and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the observation deck.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

6. VISIT THE MEMORIAL TO THE VICTIMS OF REPRESSION.

The memorial itself is a large structure in the form of a gazebo with a blue dome.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

7. LUNCH AT THE CENTER OF PILAF.

Pilaf is the most famous dish in Central Asia. This traditional Uzbek dish consists of rice with raisins, carrots, and spices with the addition of meat. It is usually cooked with fat tail fat and served with pieces of lamb.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

8. RIDE THE SUBWAY.

Another important thing to do in Tashkent is the metro ride. This is the perfect early summer afternoon activity when it's very hot outside as the subway is air-conditioned.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

9. LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF UZBEKISTAN AT THE STATE HISTORICAL MUSEUM.

If you want to learn a little more about the history of Uzbekistan, then the State Museum of the History of Uzbekistan is for you.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

10. LOOK AT THE STUNNING FOUNTAINS AND MONUMENTS ON INDEPENDENCE SQUARE.

Independence Square, also known as Memorial Square, is a popular gathering place for Tashkent residents. It is located in the very center of Tashkent.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

11. WALK ALONG AMIR TEMUR SQUARE.

Amir Temur, also known as Tamerlane, is the national hero of Uzbekistan and the most famous conqueror of Central Asia.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

12. DRINK A BEER AT THE UZBEKISTAN HOTEL.

The interior of the hotel is not particularly impressive, but you can go to the bar on the 17th floor for a beer and a great view of the city.

13 things to do in Tashkent in one day

13. VISITING THE MUSEUM OF AMIR TEMUR.

As we mentioned above, Amir Timer is the national hero of Uzbekistan and this museum is dedicated to him.

Keywords: Uzbekistan | Asia | Traveling | Culture | Traditions | Tourist attractions | Tashkent

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