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Tashkent, Uzbekistan

This great city, right in the heart of Asia, is the largest metropolis in the region, the nation’s capital and home to some excellent museums, operas and fine dining.

This is the main transport hub for the whole of Central Asia with flight connections linking Uzbekistan with the world, so staying here is an unavoidable but nevertheless worthwhile prospect.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Tashkent

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Tashkent, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Ideas for experiencing Tashkent

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Tashkent, and which use the best local guides.

    • Tashkent, Uzbekistan

      Opera or Ballet Trip

      Tashkent

      The Alisher Navoi Opera House is one of Tashkent's most picturesque buildings. It was originally built by Japanese and Korean prisoners of war in 1947 to the design of Shchusev, the man who built Lenin's tomb.

    • Statue of Amir Timur, Tashkent

      Tashkent City Tour

      Tashkent

      Tashkent sprawls in all directions from its focal point - Amir Timur Square. It is here that you can see Uzbekistan's curious elevation of Tamerlane to national hero.