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Uzbekistan

(2010)

In Uzbekistan are vestiges of the past still alive. Well preserved buildings tell of a time when this area was not only an important commercial center but also the center of education and culture: Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva are regarded as symbols of oriental beauty and mystery.


Khiva

The former capital of the Khanate of Khiva impresses by their restored historic old town surrounded by walls.

Chiwa
Chiwa
Chiwa
Chiwa
Chiwa
Chiwa
Chiwa
Chiwa
Chiwa


Bukhara

Bukhara - once one of the holiest cities of Islam - has many fine examples of Islamic architecture.

Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara
Buchara



Samarkand

Samarkand - one of the oldest cities in the world - was in the 14th century the capital of the Timurid Empire.

Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand
Samarkand


Nuratau Mountains

The small Nuratau Mountains near the lake Aydarkul is the center of the Uzbek eco-tourism, where one have the opportunity to experience the life and culture of the village population.

Nurata
Nurata
Nurata
Nurata
Nurata
Nurata



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