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General Information about Uzbekistan

Area:  447,4 square kilometers;Population: more than 26 million of people;Average population density is 59.4 people for 1 sq. km;State language: Uzbek;Capital: Tashkent;Currency unit: Sum;Uzbekis...
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The Great Silk Road

During the XV - XVI centuries there existed thousands of towns and roads that crossed the Asian continent and led to the West.Caravans passed by those roads, and each of the caravans was filled with e...
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History of Uzbekistan

In the II millennium BC. on the territory of Central Asia the Indo-Iranian tribes appeared, they came here from the south-west. Later these tribes settled on the territory of Khorezm (to the south of ...
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Uzbek cuisine

A wide usage of meat is peculiar to the Uzbek national cuisine. Traditionally the Uzbeks prefer mutton, they eat beef very seldom, and more rarely they use horse meat for cooking some kinds of meal (b...
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Uzbek traditions

The main features of Uzbek families are hospitality and traditionally deference respect to the elders. Usually the Uzbeks live by big families, consisting of several generations, that is why the big h...
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Uzbek national clothes

The peculiarity of clothes of local nations has always been determined by climatic, social and tribal traditions. As far back as 19th century clothing (gowns, dresses, and shirts) continued keeping th...
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Uzbek suzane

Suzane- decorative picture, embroidered in silk or cotton.For many centuries different schools were formed in the art of suzane embroidery: Nurata, Bukhara, Samarkand, Urgut, Shakhrisabz, Tashkent and...
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Uzbek ceramics

Ceramic for many centuries has been the most highly developed kind of trade in Central Asia. Slip and not slip ceramics of the leading centers had local features, appearing in peculiarity of forms, or...
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Bukhara embroidery

Bukhara seamstresses depending on technical devices divide golden sewing into several types. The main types are: “zarduzi-zaminduzi” – solid embroidery of golden background and &ldqu...
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Customs regulations of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  On arrival in the Republic of  Uzbekistan, tourists must fill in customs declaration forms (You may download Passengers customs declaration form here and print in two copies on both s...
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