Published: 11 January, 2018
Uzbekistan has a very rich history: the change of rulers, the destruction and reconstruction of cities, wars and armistice, great people and their affairs. Those who want to plunge into antiquity and see the remains of the past with their own eyes, it is just necessary to visit some cities of Uzbekistan.
“Peаrl of the Orient”, “Mirror оf the Wоrld”, “Face of the Earth”, “The Garden of the Soul” there only some of the numerous descriptions of charming beauty and grandeur of one of the oldest cities in the world -Samarkand.
Throughout its history of existence, (the researchers suggest the city was founded in the 7th century BC), Samarkand has experienced many changes and great conquerors such as Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Tamerlane.
Today Samarkand is the baggage of history. Due to the surviving monuments of architecture, spiritual values, the town was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The travel agency «Novotours Silk Road» offers to visit Samarkand during the following tours to Uzbekistan:
SAMARKAND IS PEARL OF THE ORIENT (BY CAR), SAMARKAND IS PEARL OF THE ORIENT (BY TRAIN), UZBEKISTAN. TRAVEL TO CITIES OF THE LEGENDS
“Holy City”, “museum city”, “Islam support”, “Big city greatness” , these are some ways to describe one of the oldest cities in Central Asia- Bukhara (over 2500 years). There are several versions about the name of this noble city, one of which comes from the Persian word meaning “monastery”.
Bukhara was the witness of many historical events, epochs, and such rulers as Cyrus, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Amir Timur. Bukhara is the place of birth of a world-famous scientist Abu Ali Ibn Sina (Avicenna), place where created the outstanding Omar Khayyam and place which Marco Polo visited.
Bukhara is full of secrets, mysteries and legends. Walking through this fairy- tale city, you can plunge into the atmosphere of the past and become the hero of this tale.
Since the first years of independence, most of the architectural monuments of Bukhara (more than 140) has been included in the list of “World Cultural Heritage”, that is why Bukhara can be considered an open-air museum.
Khiva is unique city, where almost every street brings back to the late Middle Ages. Despite the fact that monuments of Khiva are young relatively to monuments of Bukhara and Samarkand, but their beauty do not concede. It is not surprising, that Khiva referred to “open аir museum”.