Ukhum, Uzbekistan

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There's very little to see or do in Ukhum. This spot is on my top encounters in Uzbekistan on a "people's" level. After I had stayed outdoors in Lake Aydar for the end of the week, I gave a ride to two neighborhood Uzbek women. After a casual conversation, I wound up taking them right to their town, somewhere inside the mountain through earth tracks. I remained in their home a few days, being facilitated by an astonishing amicable Uzbek family.

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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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Samarkand is presumably the most renowned city in Central Asia. Wealthy in radiant chronicled landmarks, Samarkand was some time ago, the core of the Silk Road – situated among China and the Mediterranean. Samarkand is on the rundown of the most seasoned occupied urban areas in Central Asia.

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Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan

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Origination of Amir Timur otherwise known as Tamerlane – a fourteenth century Turco-Mongol hero, Shahrisabz is an authentic city south of Samarkand. Numerous Uzbek go to the celebrated Timur sculpture to take pictures after they get hitched. I remained in a decent visitor house situated close to Shahrisabz downtown area. The old quarters of Shakhrisabz hold uncommon landmarks and antiquated areas, going back from the fifteenth to the sixteenth century. My number one Shahrisabz landmarks are the Tomb of Timur, the Aq-Saray Palace and the Kok Gumbaz Mosque. The Historic Center of Shakhrisyabz is engraved on the World Heritage list.

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Aral Sea, Uzbekistan

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The Aral Sea is an antiquated saltwater lake lining Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. During the 1960s, the Aral Sea was the fourth greatest lake on the planet. Tragically and because of horrendous Soviet water system projects that redirected the streams, Aral got one of the world's most noticeably terrible ecological disasters. I had the option to cross the lower part of this dried lake during the Central Asia Rally.

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Bukhara, Uzbekistan

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Bukhara is one of my number one urban areas around the planet. Associated with beguiling roads, Bukhara has numerous long stretches of history that can be capable while investigating the old city. My #1 Bukhara landmarks are the Char Minor, the Mir I Arab Medressa, the great Kalon minaret, Bukhara Fortress, the Ark and Nadir Divan-Beghi madrasah. To get to Bukhara one can go on the epic train outing on the Bukhara Express – on the Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara line. The notable focus of Bukhara is engraved on the World Heritage list.

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Kokand, Uzbekistan

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Kokand is situated in the Uzbek territory of Ferghana. Kokand was a market phase of the Silk Road during the tenth century. Later Genghis Khan made this city his primary home and from that point forward its territorial significance went on for a very long time. The main spots to visit in Kokand are the Palace of Khudayar Khan, the Jumma Mosque, the Amin Beg Madrassah and the Kokand Khans necropolis. This is the main significant city subsequent to entering the Fergana Valley on the off chance that you come from Tashkent.

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Republic of Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan

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The Republic of Karakalpakstan is a self-ruling republic in western Uzbekistan close to the Aral Sea. Its capital city is Nukus. Karakalpaks were once itinerant herders and anglers, however life changed as there is no more water in the Aral, and the desert isn't reasonable for creature crowding any longer. I crossed Karakalpakstan coming from Kazakhstan and passing through Moynaq and down to Nukus.

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Orom Lake, Uzbekistan

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Out of Uzbekistan capital – Tashkent, Orom Lake is a serene lake adored by neighborhood individuals that come here during the end of the week to unwind and chill off from the mid year heat. I was taken here by a companion of mine, Sanjar, and his gathering of companions. We remained at his companion's family house and had loads of fun.

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Nurata, Uzbekistan

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On my approach to Aydar Lake, I went over the city of Nurata. In Uzbekistan, Nurata is known for its water source, viewed as heavenly by Muslims. The remains of a stronghold worked by the multitude of Alexander the Great actually opposes its last days. We can go up the fortification slope, yet the construction is practically completely lost.

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Moynak, Uzbekistan

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Moynaq is an old port south of the Aral Sea. Compelled, Moynaq anglers assumed a significant part in the battle against the Russian starvation of 1921-1922. Today there is no water close by, so we can visit the "boat burial ground" with twelve corroded remains of boats, and a little landmark that affirms the size of the ebb and flow catastrophic event that made the water vanish.

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Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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Samarkand is an acclaimed recorded city. Situated in the core of the old Silk Road, Samarkand was probably the biggest city of Central Asia. Alexander the Great vanquished Samarkand in 329 BC and it was close here that he began to look all starry eyed at Roxana – to whom he got hitched. My #1 Samarkand landmarks are the Registan Square, the Bibi-Khanum Mosque, the Shahi-Zinda necropolis and the Gur-e Amir Mausoleum. Samarkand energetic market is an absolute necessity while visiting the city. Samarkand – Crossroads of Culture – is recorded on the World Heritage list.

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan. Albeit this is one of the enormous metropolia of Central Asia, the most established known old site in the locale – Kanka – goes back from the third century BC. The Uzbek capital is the lone city in Central Asia where every tram station is luxuriously embellished with a specific topic. It is additionally one of the quickest metro frameworks on the planet, where trains go super quick. Significant spots to visit in Tashkent are the sixteenth century Kukeldash Medressa, the Amir Temur Square, the Opera and Ballet Theater Alisher Navoi and the Prince Romanov's Palace. 

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Moynak, Uzbekistan

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Today, Moynaq is an observer of the ecological calamity endured by the area because of shrinkage of the Aral Sea, which lies around 35 km north and is not, at this point obvious not too far off from the old port. You can visit the burial ground of old corroded boats and furthermore the dedication landmark with satellite pictures, clarifying the fiasco interaction all through past many years.

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Ukhum, Uzbekistan

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Fortunately subsequent to giving a ride to two old women, I was welcome to go to their place to drink tea. I acknowledged the greeting and in Mullali, I drove out of the principle street to arrive at their town in the mountains. I remained several days visiting the adjoining towns and their family companions.

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Langar, Uzbekistan

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Somewhere down in the open country and two or three dozen km diversions from the fundamental street Shahrisabz to Guzar, I found the intriguing town of Katta Langar. I didn't have a clue what's in store when I came here, as I was really searching for something different brought up on my guide. Langar is a mountain town with conventional mud houses, where an uncommon sacred spot among Uzbeks is found.

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Margilan, Uzbekistan

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Situated in the core of the Fergana Valley, Margilan was a significant Silk Road stop prior to intersection the Alai Mountains to arrive at Kashgar, China. All around Fergana, yet particularly in Margilan, individuals keep an exacting method of traditionalist Islam. During Soviet occasions, a significant silk processing plant complex was constructed, which is today one the biggest in Uzbekistan. I visited the silk plants and rug weaving workshops where everything is done in a conventional manner. 

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Fergana, Uzbekistan

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Fergana was my last stop before I left Fergana Valley and crossed the line to Kyrgyzstan. The advanced city of Ferghana was established by the Russians in 1876 as a pilgrim post town. Significant spots to visit are the Ferghana Regional Museum, the old stronghold of Fergana and the vivacious Bazaar in the downtown area, one of the busiest in Uzbekistan. 

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Kasri Arifon, Uzbekistan

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This is a little town found not a long way from Bukhara. Albeit basically, no vacationer thinks about this spot, it is truth be told perhaps the most well known strict destinations in the Muslim world. It was here that was covered perhaps the most adored originators of Sufi Islam, Mohamed Bahauddin Naqshbandi (1317-1388). While this is off-limits for non-Muslims, I was taken there under the assurance of an elderly person that demonstrated me around the complex. I visited the hallowed tree and the Naqshbandi tomb.

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Dengizkul Lake, Uzbekistan

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Dengizkul Lake is predominantly encircled by sandy desert with huge sand rises covered with acacia hedges – it relates toward the northern piece of the Sundukli sands. I stalled out in the sand with my vehicle and needed to sit tight for 3 hours until somebody came to tow me, yet he additionally stalled out, so we needed to hang tight for 2 hours until someone else came to save us all.

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