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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Chojin Lama Temple, Mongolia

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Yet another monastery in the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar is the Chojin Lama Temple that is sure to draw the awe of tourists. The main temple here showcases an 18th-century gold statue of Buddha Sakyamuni and a statue of Chojin Lama Luvsankhaidav on the Buddha’s right and embalmed corpse of Baldanchoimbolon to his left.

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Tsetserleg, Mongolia

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Tsetserleg has an enviable location between a duo of rocky bluffs, right in the middle of Mongolia as a whole. Sleepy, quiet, and slow, the town is a provincial capital that’s known for its pretty neighbourhoods of low-rise cottages. These can be seen sweeping down a single hillside; a mosaic of colourful timber facades that glints in the sun of the steppe.

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Khovd, Mongolia

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You’ll find Khovd clutching the roadways as they weave north-westward to Olgii and the windswept, snow-doused heart of the Altai Mountains. It’s a charming place with all the amenities you could need as a traveller: hospitals; shops; earthy guesthouses that won’t break the bank.

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Moron, Mongolia

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It’s easy to write Moron off as just the gateway to Lake Khovsgol and the popular summertime pastures of the northern steppe. And while it’s true that this provincial city certainly deals with its fair share of passing tourists on their way to those attractions, it’s also got a decent scene of its own.

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Erdenet, Mongolia

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You might have heard of the legendary archers of Erdenet, who are famous throughout the steppe for their quick aim and accuracy. What you might not know is that their home is one of the few built-up, urban spots in Mongolia, and, with 75,000 people, the second-largest town overall. In fact, Erdenet started life as a mining service centre; its raison d’être the great open-faced copper quarries nearby.

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Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park, Mongolia

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Dominating the wild reaches of the Mongolian north-west, this beautiful swathe of protected land has plenty of awesome sights in its arsenal. Look up and you’ll see the splintered caldera of Khorgo Volcano: an extinct mountain that once ravaged the surrounding valleys with its pyroclastic flows and ash plumes. Today, climbing the 2,240-meter-high peak is possible, and it reveals wonderful panoramas of the volcanic ridges and lakes that spread out all around.

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Olgii, Mongolia

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Olgii is overshadowed by the hulking and sinewy massifs of the great Altai. They dominate the horizon all around the town and loom as if to demand the attention of any who pass this way. It’s only once you’ve managed to get over the breathtaking and haunting panoramas that you can begin to properly enjoy this provincial capital of Bayan-Olgii.

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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With its sterile concrete sprawl and reflective glass skyscrapers, endless neighbourhoods of Soviet-style blocks and constant need for expansion, Ulaanbaatar is pretty much everything you expect Mongolia not to be. It’s brash, bold, big and loud, and comes packed with designer outlets and all-new shopping malls

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Orkhon Valley, Mongolia

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Once the home of the great Khans and the epicentre of power that fueled the onslaught of the Mongol Horde across Asia and Europe, the Orkhon Valley has been trodden by totemic names like Genghis and Kublai. Today, this rich history is honoured with a UNESCO World Heritage Tag, which also celebrates the deeper traditions of nomad living; still seen today, when white-fabric yurts pop up between the gallery pines.

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Lake Khovsgol, Mongolia

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A great dash of blue that hides between the shale peaks and rocky foothills of the Sayan Mountains, Lake Khovsgol is the second-largest body of water in all of Mongolia. It filters down from the Russian border in a streak of deep blue, its grassy banks rising and falling, peppered with the occasional wind-blasted pine tree, and sometimes giving way to pebble coves where locals relax in the summer.

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Terelj National Park, Mongolia

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The rising peaks and ochre-hued ridges of the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park shoulder their way above the horizon just north of Ulaanbaatar’s concrete sprawl. The reserve represents one of the most accessible examples of Mongolia’s backcountry (thanks to the proximity to the capital), with pine-studded mountain valleys and sculpted rock formations all peppering the vistas.

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Karakorum, Mongolia

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Set deep between the undulating green hills and stony ridges of the Orkhon Valley, the fabled ancient city of Karakorum is now the stuff of myth and legend. But follow the sporadic cobbled lanes that weave around the mountains in the very heart of Mongolia, and you’ll discover that it did certainly exist.

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