Positioned on the ancient Silk Road between Europe and Asia, Uzbekistan has the most interesting and architectural legacy of all the Central Asian republics. Ancient cities such as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva were centers of science and art. Great architects created palaces, mosques and mausoleums and monuments memorializing Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan. Many of these masterpieces have not survived to the present, however, for those who have; it is possible to restore the pages of the distant past.
Imagine hundreds of minarets, turquoise domes and graceful arched portals gracing the land, exotic bazaars and the open blue sky as your backdrop, makes one feel immersed in a scene from “One thousand and one nights”.
Embark on a journey to explore the legendary UNESCO World Heritage sites that represents the best of Silk Road in Uzbekistan. Uncover the intricate inner city of Itchan Kala where the last caravan rest top is located before crossing to Iran. Visit Bukhara, situated on Silk road, known to be in monuments, caravanserais and colourful bazaars the likes of Jeweler’s Bazaar. Finally, set foot in the Registan square of Samarkand where grand monuments such as Ulugbek’s madrassah, Bibi-Khanum mosque, Siab Bazaar and Shakhi-Zinda Metropolis meets.
Spring (May to June) and autumn (September to November) are the best time to visit Uzbekistan.