Tashkent... one of the largest ancient cities in Central Asia is the capital of Uzbekistan. Tashkent was also known as Chach during the ancient times. Chach was exporting gold, precious stones, fruits and beautiful horses to other cities and states. Nowadays Tashkent has 
a population of more than 2 million. Tashkent in Uzbek means “The Stone Settlement” and is also known as a city of striking contrasts. Today In the present Tashkent is one of the most important business centers of 
Central Asia. The architecture of Tashkent is unique, hospitality and openness and friendliness of Tashkent people is amazing.Tashkent has nearly 20 museums and the Uzbek Art Museum has one of the largest collections of sculptures, painting and handicrafts in Central Asia. Another Uzbek Museum of Applied Arts displays 30.000 exhibits of handicrafts, traditional jewellery, etc.The most interesting part of Tashkent is an old town near Eski-Juva Bazaar,the largest market

  place that sells from cooked food to clothing. Its centerpiece is the Barakhan Madrasah, a magnificent monument of the 16th century. The Al-Bukhari Islamic Institute that trains Moslem clergy for the former republics of the Soviet Union is also located in this complex.  After the devastating earthquake in 1966, even some of the ancient and well-known architecture from the Middle Ages like the Kukeldash madrasah and the Barakhan madrasah are still standing in Tashkent.  There are tree underground railways that connect the eastern, western and south-western part of the city. Tashkent Metro is truly amazing and is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world. A charming mixture of old and new, Tashkent comes highly recommended as a place for relaxation and holiday.


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