Shrines of Uzbekistan (10 days / 9 nights)

Overview and description

Uzbekistan, located in the very heart of Asia, on the crossroads of trade routes of the Great Silk Road, has a rich history, culture and architectural monuments that attract travellers from all over the world. And at the same time its ancient cities such as Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva attract believers who go forth to worship the Shrines of Uzbekistan.

During this tour you will experience interesting excursions in conjunction with the pilgrimage to the Holy places.

Specialization: cultural and ethnographic tourism.
Itinerary duration: 10 days – 9 nights.

Cities to be visited: Tashkent (1 night) – Samarkand (3 nights) – Bukhara (3 nights) – Khiva (1 night) – Tashkent (1 night)

From ancient time, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva s were an important trading cities on the Silk Road. These cities are to this day famous for their  rich history, unique architectural monuments.

The city of Khiva, which image finally formed in the XVII century, withstood all test of time during its long history, and its loamy walls preserved the masterpieces of the original architecture.

Ancient Bukhara opens its doors to lovers of antiquity. Each stone in this city breathes history. Such great scientists as a doctor and encyclopaedist Avicenna and historian Narshakhi worked here.

Samarkand is one of the world’s oldest cities. It’s more than 2750 years old. Its history still boggles the mind with its preserved magnificent buildings of medieval architecture. This is the place, where the patron of science Mirzo Ulugbek erected the Observatory in the XV century, which had no equal.

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